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About the Website

Deafblind Information Australia is an information resource for Australians with deafblindness, their families, support networks, professionals and service providers. This website provides information about deafblindness in an accessible, web-based format. Deafblind Information Australia combines information from around Australia and internationally.

It is an innovative site with access to up to date information including: About DeafblindnessLiving with Deafblindness, Equipment and Assistive Devices, Service directory,  News and Personal Stories.
This website was made with the support of the Australian Children’s Trust. The Disability Services Commission and the National Disability Insurance Agency also gave support.

Deafblind Information Australia is supported by a consortium of three organisations that offer specialist deafblind services, support and advocacy.

Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services and community supports helping adults and seniors to live the life they choose. Established over 50 years ago as a provider of supports to the deafblind community, Able Australia are experts in the field of dual sensory loss and impairment.

Deafblind Australia helps empower people who have deafblindness and support them to be self-determined and to advocate for themselves. People with deafblindness can and do achieve their goals, given effective supports and services. We represent and advocate for people with deafblindness to work to improve these supports and services in Australia.

SensesWA is a leading not for profit organisation, providing disability services to the Western Australian community for more than 120 years. SensesWA provides a comprehensive range of disability support services to people of all ages including the provision of services to people with deafblindness.