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
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- 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)
Beyond Blindness provides high standard welfare, support and advocacy services to people who are blind or vision impaired.
Blind Citizens Australia
Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) is the national representative organisation of people who are blind or vision impaired. Their mission is to inform, connect, and empower Australians who are blind or vision impaired and the broader community.
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.
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.
CVI Community Australia
CVI Community Australia's vision is to create a community where parents, health and education providers and the wider community can connect and share knowledge and ideas, to ensure that Australian children with CVI benefit from the latest research and best practice.
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.
Forsight Australia provide Supported Independent Living group homes for people with sensory impairments and additional disabilities across Greater Sydney and the Illawarra.
Guide Dogs Australia
Guide Dogs Australia is a brand that represents Australia's state and territory-based Guide Dog organisations.
HumanWare specialises in the design and manufacture of highly intuitive and intelligent solutions for people living with vision loss or visual impairment.
Kilparrin Teaching and Assessment
Kilparrin provides on-site preschool and school programs, in addition to a free statewide support service for students with sensory impairment (vision impairment and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing) and additional disabilities.
Link Vision's mission is to improve working conditions and provide affordable self-contained living accommodation.
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.
Narbethong State Special School
Narbethong is a small, unique school which provides specialist teaching for students with vision impairment.
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.