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
- All types
- 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.
Can:Do 4 Kids
Can:Do 4Kids provides early intervention and support services for children of all ages who are deaf, blind, hard of hearing, low vision or are experiencing developmental challenges.
Eyes and Independence
Eyes and Independence supports children, adults, and families; and was the first sole provider to offer specialist teaching for children and adults with a vision impairment, and/or orientation and mobility challenges and training.
Guide Dogs Australia
Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia's state and territory-based Guide Dog organisations.
Lions Low Vision Clinic
The Lions Low Vision Clinic is a unit within the Royal Hobart Hospital Eye Clinic, specialising in helping people with vision loss make the best use of their remaining sight.
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.
NextSense is a not-for-profit and registered NDIS provider that provides dedicated, innovative, and customised services aimed at breaking down barriers for children, adults and families of people with hearing or vision loss.
Pacific Vision provides a range of quality and innovative assistive technology for people with low vision and blindness.
Quantum provides products and services to people with a print disability (low vision, blindness or a learning difficulty).
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.
St Giles Society
An all-ages disability support and allied health service with Tasmania-wide assistive technology and mobility support as well as autism specific programs for adults and children.
Technical Solutions Australia
Technical Solutions specialises in Electronic Assistive Technology for people with disabilities. They design and manufacture their own equipment and source products world wide. They also provide a service adapting toys, computers and other devices to improve accessibility.
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 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.