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Adam Savage opens up about his experience with hearing loss and why getting hearing aids was a life-changing decision. Learn about why you should consider getting your own hearing tested as well. This video is sponsored by Widex. https://www.tested.com/tech/883570-adam-savage-talks-about-his-hearing-loss/?fbclid=IwAR1uNGjLC-U4-yN7SIy-cTrbDOuj3sxe58rr18-Ji0aLN-nf1pEQZ9E6KNw
Source: Deafness Forum of Australia
Down Syndrome Australia calls for an end to discrimination on the basis of disability in migration policy
Down Syndrome Australia (DSA) is pleased to learn about changes to the migration requirements for people with a disability which were revealed today. We are disappointed, however, that these changes do not go far enough to end the discriminatory approach of preventing migration based on the hypothetical cost of the disability. See full media release
Source: Down Syndrome Australia
From our CEO Ross Joyce Welcome to the latest edition of AFDO eNews. I am happy to announce that the Disability Rights Now 2019: Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been released and is up on our website in English, Plain English, […]