Ending the Isolation

Belinda’s ready for blindfolded challenge to help celebrate International White Cane Day

Helena Valley resident, Belinda Allen, will help Senses Australia celebrate…

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Got2Act

      Senses Australia and Sense, a deafblind charity…

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Help Darren make his dream become a reality

Twenty three year old Darren from Bunbury, has a vision…

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Calling for research participants

Karen Wickham, a Senses Australia Deafblind Consultant interviewed by radio station…

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Support for people who are deafblind within NDIS and My Way NDIS

Position statement: The role of Auslan interpreters compared to the…

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A visit to the Kimberleys

Senses Australia's Deafblind Consultants, Karen Wickham and Angela Wills travelled…

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Calling for research participants

Are you the child of a parent with Usher Syndrome…

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Orientation and Mobility

For people who are vision impaired, blind or deafblind, orientation…

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Youth Leadership Development Program for individuals who are deafblind

This program aims to provide assistance to youth who are…

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Supporting people with Dual Sensory Loss/Deafblindness

Expressions of interest are invited from people who would like…

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Senses Australia to help end the isolation for many older Australians

Age related dual sensory loss or deafblindness is an isolating…

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Deafblind Services – Showcase of Conference Presentations

Late last year, Senses Australia held the 'Deafblind Services -…

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Dual Sensory Family Forum – Connecting Families

The Dual Sensory Family Forum is an online forum for…

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Western Australian ‘Wild Western Deafblind Camp’

Senses Australia was very proud to recently host the 'Wild…

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Deb’s experience – The Western Australian camp for people who are deafblind 2014

Deb attended the 2014 Western Australian camp for people who…

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Wilma’s experience – The Western Australian camp for people who are deafblind 2014

Wilma attended the 2014 Western Australian camp for people who…

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Linda’s experience – The Western Australian camp for people who are deafblind

Linda attended the 2014 Western Australian camp for people who…

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Second Western Australian Camp for people who are deafblind 2014

Senses Australia held the Second Western Australian Camp for people…

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Deafblind Services ‘Showcase of Conference Presentations’

Join us on Tuesday, 2 December 2014, when Senses Australia's…

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Sharing knowledge and skills

At the 9th National Deafblind Conference in Sydney, which was…

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Western Australian camp for people who are deafblind

'Wild Western Theme' Senses Australia is pleased to announce that…

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Australian Rare Disease Survey for Adults

Are you aged 18 years or older and living with…

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Wilma lets nothing stand in her way

Despite having Usher Syndrome, Bentley resident Wilma has not let…

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Patrick’s a real inspiration

An avid violin player, 85 year old Patrick, lost his…

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There is no stopping Sharyn

Despite having Usher Syndrome, Halls Head resident Sharyn continues to…

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Linda enjoys giving back to her community

Stirling resident Linda, who was born with Optic Atrophy -…

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Calling for participants and volunteers to attend Deafblind Camp

Senses Australia is pleased to announce the Western Australian Camp…

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Comm-Clear a video app giving you access to qualified interpreters

Comm-Clear is a video application that can give you access…

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First International Deaf-Blind Expo

The First International Deaf-Blind Expo will be held in Las…

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High-Tech Items Giving Deaf-Blind Online Access

Technology is enabling people with combined hearing and vision loss…

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Fight4Sight: A Man with Usher Syndrome Travels Around the Globe

One man’s incredible journey to see as much of the…

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‘Brotherly Love’

'Brotherly Love' is an article written by a mother about…

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‘I fear for my future’

Sense UK have recently published a report 'I fear for…

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Haben Girma – First Deafblind Harvard Law Student Graduate

In late 2013, Haben Girma graduated as the first Deafblind…

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Father Cyril Axelrod was made OBE

Fr Cyril Axelrod has just been made an Officer of…

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Victorian deafblind champion wins BrainLink Women of Achievement Award

Victorian deafblind champion wins BrainLink Women of Achievement Award An…

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Defying Adversity Trek – Walking the Bibbulmun Track

A group of incredible trekkers, all with the same debilitating…

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Deafblind Victorians meet PM

Deafblind Victorians, formerly called Deaf Blind Advocacy Group Committee, met…

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William Green’s Visiting Fellowship … more information

Senses Foundation has been fortunate to have William Green in…

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Father Cyril Axelrod

Saturday the 25th of August, 2012 was a special day…

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Deafblind Camp – Perth, Western Australia

During the weekend of 9 – 11 November 2012 Senses…

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Pallister-Killian Foundation of Australia Launched

About PKS Foundation of Australia Pallister-Killian Syndrome is a relatively…

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Social Haptic Training – 28 to 29 June

During Deafblind Awareness Week Senses Foundation hosted workshops in Social…

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Deb’s Travels – June to July 2012

Deb has been a member of Senses for many years. …

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Deafblind Awareness Week – Sunday 24 – Saturday 30 June 2012

Senses Foundation Inc - Western Australia Official Launch of new…

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Rare Voices Australia

We are delighted to report than an Australian national alliance for rare…

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About the website

Made possible through the support of the Australian Children’s Trust and Disability Services Commission, this website was established to ensure that individuals living with a combination of vision and hearing impairments, their families and support members, professionals and service providers, have an accessible, web-based resource available to them.  More…

About Deafblindness

Information about the senses, sensory loss and living with diminished vision and hearing

Congenital Deafblindness

Information about hearing and vision difficulities from birth or early in development

Acquired Deafblindness

Information about overcoming the difficulties an individual may experience when vision and hearing deteriorates at a later stage in their life.