There are many deaf and hard of hearing athletes that have been dominant in their contribution to the history of sport. They are considered role models within the deaf and hard of hearing community,
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 a variety of common terms that occur within the vocabulary of those working alongside deaf and hard of hearing children. Some of these include language deprivation and language delay. Language deprivation refers
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
It is so easy for those who are deaf or hard of hearing to feel a sense of isolation. It can be very debilitating. Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 Australians, with an estimation