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There are places, business and groups that help people with deafblindness.

They can provide

  • services
  • information
  • advocacy
  • equipment

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

Better Hearing Australia Western Australia

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.

Operates in: WA
Service type: Advocacy and information
Provides services for: Deaf
Supports age range: Adult, Child,

Deaf Connect

Deaf Connect is the largest whole-of-life service provider for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing Australians, with offices across Queensland and New South Wales, as well in Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin.

Deafblind West Australians

The mission of Deafblind West Australians is to ensure that those who are deafblind in Western Australia have meaningful, interesting and fulfilling lives.

Operates in: WA
Provides services for: Deafblind
Supports age range: Adult, Child,

Emmanuel Centre

The Emmanuel Centre provides self-help disability services in an environment that fosters spiritual growth, good mental health and general wellbeing.

Operates in: WA
Provides services for: Deaf
Supports age range: Adult, Child,

Expression Australia

Expression Australia is a not-for-profit organisation created by and for the Deaf Community. They empower people who are Deaf, hard of hearing to overcome barriers in their life and choose how they want to live.

National Equipment Database (NED)

NED’s priority has remained about connecting customers to the right assistive products, information and tools to research, select and access the solutions they need, with confidence.

School of Special Educational Needs: Sensory

The School of Special Educational Needs: Sensory (SSEN: S) provides educational support for children with hearing loss and/or vision impairment.

Operates in: WA
Service type: Education
Provides services for: Blind, Deaf, Deafblind,
Supports age range: Child

SensesWA

SensesWA is a leading not for profit organisation, providing disability services to the Western Australian community. They help children and adults with a wide range of disabilities reach their full potential.

Signpedia

Signpedia offers nationwide services and supports to the Australian Deaf Community and other Auslan users.

VisAbility

VisAbility provides practical, emotional and peer support services to Western Australians with low or no vision. Their professional therapy and support services are available at any stage of life, in homes, at school, at work and in the community.

Vision Australia

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.

Vital Interpreting Personnel

VIP is an Auslan interpreting agency based in Western Australia, supplying interpreters to the Deaf community.

Watchdog Alarms

Supplier of alarm systems, including Bellman system.

Operates in: WA
Provides services for: Deaf, Deafblind,
Supports age range: Adult, Child,

West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children

West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children's purpose is to make a difference to the lives of deaf and hard of hearing children and their families, from cradle to career.

Operates in: WA
Service type: Advocacy and information
Provides services for: Deaf
Supports age range: Child