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Deafblind Camp – Perth, Western Australia

During the weekend of 9 – 11 November 2012 Senses Foundation hosted a camp for people who are deafblind held at the Ern Halliday Recreation Camp on the beautiful coast near Hillarys, just outside Perth. The camp was a huge…

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Pallister-Killian Foundation of Australia Launched

About PKS Foundation of Australia Pallister-Killian Syndrome is a relatively rare syndrome. As a result, very little information and support has been available to families in the past. Most medical professionals have never heard of PKS. PKSFA has been established…

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Social Haptic Training – 28 to 29 June

During Deafblind Awareness Week Senses Foundation hosted workshops in Social Haptic Communication presented by Dennis Witcombe of Able Australia. Social Haptic Communication is a system that was devised by Dr Riitta Lahtinen and her husband Russ Palmer in Finland.  Russ…

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Deb’s Travels – June to July 2012

Deb has been a member of Senses for many years.  Deb has recently travelled with her parents around Western Australia. They set out from Perth on 21 June 2012. Deb kept a diary from the time she left Perth and shared with…

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Deafblind Awareness Week – Sunday 24 – Saturday 30 June 2012

Senses Foundation Inc - Western Australia Official Launch of new Gosnells’ house Launch of Deafblind Information website Social Haptic Communication training presented by Dennis Witcombe Media releases Able Australia – Victoria Deafblind Awareness Week family day will happen on the…

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Rare Voices Australia

We are delighted to report than an Australian national alliance for rare diseases has been established following the call from over 200 attendees at the "Awakening Australia to Rare Diseases" Symposium, which was hosted by the Office of Population Health Genomics, Department of Health, Western…