There are places, business and groups that help people with deafblindness.
They can provide
Some services listed are Australian and some are International.
Some organisations that specialise in only blindness or only deafness are in the directory. They may be able to adapt their services for someone with deafblindness.
There are two drop down filters that can help you search for Service type and / or Region. This is the best way to search the directory.
You can use the search bar to find words in the organisation’s title and description. This is not as effective as using the dropdown filters.
The list of organisations is not exhaustive. It may not include every service or organisation in Australia with deafblind expertise.
This directory is for information purposes only. Inclusion in the service directory does not imply:
- affiliation with, or
- endorsement from
Deafblind Information Australia.
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Last updated September 29, 2022
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- Advocacy and information
- Allied health
- Assistive technology suppliers
- Assistive technology training
- Auslan interpreting
- Auslan translation
- Captioning and transcription
- Communication guide / support work
- Orientation and Mobility Services
- Other services
- Pastoral Care
- Social activity & connection
- Support Coordination
- Supported Independent Living (SIL)
- Training (deafblind)
Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services for adults and community supports for seniors. They are a diverse not-for-profit organisation offering a broad range of high quality services to help those with a disability live the life they choose.
ACT Deafness Resource Centre
The ACT Deafness Resource Centre (the DRC), is a community organisation funded by the Commonwealth, to provide information, linkages and capacity building for the hearing impaired, deaf and those with chronic ear disorders.
Better Hearing Australia Canberra
Better Hearing Australia (National) is Australia’s largest independent consumer based non-profit organisation for hearing loss. They are a national voice for all Australians affected by hearing loss, promoting best practice in hearing loss management through advocacy, support and education.
Canberra Blind Society
Canberra Blind Society provides information, services and assistance to people who are blind or have a vision impairment in Canberra and the local region.
Canberra Deaf Club
The Canberra Deaf Club is a community organisation that promote the interests of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in the Canberra Region.
Deaf ACT is a not-for-profit organisation who lobby for and promote Advocacy, Sport and Recreation activities for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in ACT and surrounding NSW areas.
Guide Dogs Australia
Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia's state and territory-based Guide Dog organisations.
Parents of Deaf Children
Parents of Deaf Children (PODC), formerly Parent Council for Deaf Education, is a non-profit organisation, supporting families with babies, children and teenagers with hearing loss in NSW. The organisation offers a range of information, support and capacity building services for parents and carers, respecting the method or methods of communication that the family has chosen for their child.
Signpedia offers nationwide services and supports to the Australian Deaf Community and other Auslan users.
Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services. They work with Australians who are blind or have low vision, helping them live the life they choose.