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Deafblind Awareness Week 2019

Deafblind Awareness Week 2019 24 JUNE – 30 JUNE 2019 Theme: “Losing your sight and sound but not your identity” (HKC, 2018) Deafblind Australia, Deafblind Victoria and Able Australia are holding a special day together to celebrate the lives of people who are...

Deafblind Awareness Week 2018

Imagine not being able to see or hear – how would you communicate, how would you go shopping, how would you make friends?

The last week of June is Deafblind Awareness week (DBAW). It is the time where deafblind people, their families and supporters organise celebrations, hold events and raise community awareness on the challenges of being deafblind.

Welcome WA to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations welcomes the joint announcement from the Prime Minister, Minister Porter and Assistant Minister Prentice that Western Australia is joining the nationally-delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Source: AFDO