Many deaf or hard of hearing people feel isolated during the festive season, especially when they have family and friends who are fully hearing. The communication barriers that often arise during this time can
The transition between primary school and high school is one that comes with many challenges. It’s the start of a new chapter in life and involves a lot of change, which isn’t always easy.
There are over 8,000¹ teenagers in Australia who are deaf or hard of hearing who face higher risk² of mental health problems compared to their hearing peers. Audiologists and itinerant teachers are on the
The way an individual perceives the world and others can have significant impacts on our own behaviours. For those within the deaf and hard of hearing community, this becomes even more challenging. There are
When people think about hearing loss, they often don’t take into consideration the concept of listening fatigue. Hearing loss is much more than the difficulty in understanding speech and hearing capabilities. It’s important for
The way that we communicate with people who are deaf or hard of hearing is important and especially in the use of language. There have been many discussions regarding the powerful nature of language
As many students progressively move back to a classroom learning environment, it is important to understand and acknowledge the challenges that deaf and hard of hearing students face within a classroom environment. It is
Learning from home is a challenge for teenagers with hearing loss. Due to the impact of COVID-19, many aspects of life across Australia have had to adapt to the lifestyle of working remotely. School,