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Train the Trainer Program

DBA’s Information, Resources and Workshop Reference Group (IRWRG) Project is excited to share the progress of their Train the Trainer program. The four Deafblind Trainers are located in WA, NSW and VIC. There are 14 training sessions in total, half of them already...

Yarn Bombing for Deafblind Awareness 2021

In the weeks surrounding Helen Keller's Birthday, the 27th June, 22 countries around the world participated in the global initiative of Yarn Bombing for Deafblind Awareness. Australia had installations in WA, SA, VIC, NSW and QLD. Congratulations to every person who...

Information, Resources and Workshops Reference Group

The Information, Resources and Workshops Reference Group (IRWRG) is composed of 15 Deafblind community members across 5 States and Territories in Australia. IRWRG members have various backgrounds and communication methods and represent a wide spectrum of experiences....

Disability Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability is continuing its research and wants to hear from the Deafblind community. If you have experienced violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation at any point across your life,...

‘How to be Seen and Heard’ Project

Deafblind Australia and our project partner Deafblind Western Australia are pleased to announce the start of our new project ‘How to be Seen and Heard’ or ‘Seen and Heard’ for short. Deafblind Australia welcome our new Project Manager, Lauren Croiset, who will be...

Congential deafblindness workshops around Australia

Workshops offered in all states and territories Image description: One child lays their hands over and grasps the hands of an adult. Another child rests their right hand on the adult’s forearm. Only the arms and hands are visible in the photo. Image source: Tanne...