Archive for 2019

National Consultation

Deaf Sector and the NDIS NDIS has established a ‘Hearing Stream Department’ and is seeking Deaf Australia to provide feedback to NDIS on the following topics: Children learning Auslan; Best Practice for early intervention including options for mode of communication; NDIA Access Requirements; Pricing for Early Intervention and interpreter supports; Hearing and visual devices, augmentations, […]

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Media Release – Deaf Acknowledgement

We acknowledge and respect the members of the Deaf Community in Australia, who preserve their rich heritage, culture and our language; Auslan (Australian Sign Language).  We also acknowledge our custodians of Auslan, promoting awareness, equality and access through our sign language.  Through Auslan, we inspire future leaders in our deaf community to continue our legacy […]

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HUAWEI LAUNCHES STORYSIGN APP IN AUSTRALIA WITH EMMA ‘YELLOW WIGGLE’ WATKINS AS AMBASSADOR

SYDNEY, Australia — March 7, 2019 Huawei, a leader in global technology, has today announced the launch of StorySign app in Australia, which uses the power of AI to enrich story time for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents by creating an authentic reading experience.  Officially announced last year and now available […]

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