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Research participation – Evaluation of the Nucleus Smart App

National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) is conducting a research study looking at how people engage with, and think about the Cochlear Nucleus Smart App. This project is sponsored by Cochlear Ltd. NAL wish to understand whether adult (18+ years) cochlear implant user, or parents/caregivers of young cochlear implant users (0-12 years) feel that changes made using […]

Webinar – Giving your children a strong Auslan foundation

The recording of our latest webinar “Giving your children a strong Auslan foundation” is now available. In this webinar, Dr Louise de Beuzeville offers insights for parents on giving their children a strong foundation in Auslan. She provides:  A short introduction to the differences between Auslan and English Ensuring your child has access to fluent […]

Webinar – Hear For You, hear for who?

Register for our next free webinar where John Lui, National Manager of Hear For You, will be in conversation with Ann Porter, CEO of Aussie Deaf Kids. John and Ann will discuss where Hear For You sits in the hearing health landscape and what makes it unique. John will explore how the life experiences of […]

Making informed decisions

There are four steps to making informed decisions: STEP 1: What decision do I need to make? How long do I have to make this decision? What is my role in this process? STEP 2: What are my options? What are the possible benefits and risks of each option? How would this decision affect my […]

It’s never too early to start using captions

It is never too early to start using captions with your child with hearing loss. Captions help your child to follow TV programs, movies, cartoons and so on. Closed captions are readily available on digital televisions using the “subtitles” button on the remote. We recommend that all families have this as a default setting when […]


Accessibility means making products, services, devices, or places that everyone can use easily, including our children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). Some apps and functionalities can make information more accessible to people who are DHH and allow them to stay informed and connected. Microsoft and Apple are improving accessibility with tools such […]

Have your say about the NDIS

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The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) intends to hold public hearings in late 2022 and February/March 2023 in relation to the inquiry into the Capability and Culture of the NDIA. The committee is particularly interested in hearing from individuals with lived experience of disability, their family members, and their support networks. […]

Supporting siblings of children who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing

The recording of this webinar is now available on our website.  Kate Strohm’s presentation focuses on the unique challenges and needs of siblings of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. It explores: Why siblings? What siblings need The role of parents in supporting siblings Other avenues of support Click on the link to access […]

Ebook for Teachers

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Check out our exciting new publication… eBook for Teachers. The eBook has information for teachers of students who are D/deaf or hard of hearing. It includes templates where parents can add details about their child and their hearing needs and share the book with their teachers.




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