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Disability Australia Hub – connecting you with disability organisations around Australia.

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Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia Blind Citizens Australia Brain Injury Australia Disability Advocacy Network Australia Deaf Australia Deafblind Australia Deafness Forum of Australia Disability Justice Advocacy Down Syndrome Australia Disability Resources Centre Enhanced Lifestyles Enabling Independence Inclusion Australia People With Disabilities ACT People With Disabilities WA Physical Disability Australia Women with disabilities Victoria empowering women

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News and events

The crazy way businesses assault their customers

I recently joined my local woman’s gym. I thought I’d find working out in a pastel coloured, girls-only space an excellent way to unwind. What I hadn’t counted on was the booming ’80s music, not only in the classes (the music in these was so loud that I couldn’t hear a word the instructor was […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Good news at last about hearing assistance in aged care

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Australia’s peak consumer advocacy organisation for people living with deafness and ear disorders is celebrating the successful outcome of its long-running campaign to have hearing loss management included in Government guidelines for aged care service providers. 70% of Australians aged over 70 have some hearing loss. This increases to around 85% in residential aged care. […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

We need to improve communication access for the elderly

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

As a community, we must do better to acknowledge communication disability and the impacts it has on quality of life and take action to improve the situation, writes Gaenor Dixon. Jane (not her real name) is 86-years-old and over the last few years her hearing and speech have significantly deteriorated.  She lives in a Melbourne […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

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