Services

Services

From January 2019 – July 2020, a free Deafblind Consultancy service is available to all Australians with deafblindness (and family members) aged 0 – 65 See  Ask a deafblind consultant for more information.

There is a large amount of information on this website provided free of charge to people with deafblindness, their families, support networks, and organisations. The below services are all provided for a fee. All individual services can be provided if these services are included in the individual’s NDIS plan.

Western Australia

For individuals

  • Deafblind Consultancy (Link to Ask a deafblind consultant)
  • Orientation and mobility
  • Speech Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social work
  • Orthoptist – Functional Vision Assessment
  • Communication skills training
  • Assistive technology assessment and training
  • Communication guidance (Support worker trained to work with people who have deafblindness)
  • Interpreting
  • Deafblind Mentoring program. More information about this program coming soon. If you would like to register your interest email deafblind.consultant@senses.org.au

For organisations

        Training in

  • Deafblind awareness
  • Working as a communication guide
  • Working with older people with combined vision and hearing loss
  • Tailored training to support staff to work with a specific client

NSW / Vic / SA / NT/ Tas / Qld / ACT

For individuals

  • Deafblind consultancy (if self-managing NDIS plan)
  • Deafblind Mentoring program. More information about this program coming soon. If you would like to register your interest email deafblind.consultant@senses.org.au

For organisations

Training in

  • Deafblind awareness
  • Working as a communication guide
  • Working with older people with combined vision and hearing loss
  • Tailored training to support staff to work with a specific client

For more information, contact deafblind.consultant@senses.org.au