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NDIS: people with communication difficulties

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding to people with a permanent and significant disability to access the supports and services they need. Am I eligible for the NDIS? Are you aged between 7 and 65? If not, you may be able to access other supports. Find out about NDIS and Aged Care Do you […]

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New report on young Australians with hearing loss >

New report on young Australians with hearing loss >

Hearing Australia has published a report on young people it had provided with audiological and hearing aid or cochlear implant speech processor support services, who were under the age of 26 years at 31 December 2020. The report, for the 2020 calendar year, provides information at national and state/territory levels and includes: Number of children […]

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Hearing Loops

In their simplest form, hearing loops are a copper wire that circles an assembly area and is connected to an amplifier. A microphone or jack from a public address system is plugged into the amplifier and the sound is then transmitted through the loop. The loop emits it as a silent electromagnetic signal. Tiny receivers […]

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For heaven’s sake! We’re living in a pandemic, so where are the captions?

For heaven’s sake! We’re living in a pandemic, so where are the captions?

There’s a health crisis but where are the captions in Government announcements? It is frustrating and dangerous that captions are increasingly NOT being included in the Government’s emergency and disaster announcements when they appear on TV and on social media. It’s time that the Government stood up for its constituents who need captions by insisting […]

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Ears – Meniere’s disease

Find out about The inner ear – balance and hearing Causes of Meniere’s disease Symptoms of Meniere’s disease Diagnosis of Meniere’s disease Treatment for Meniere’s disease Management of Meniere’s disease Where to get help Visit the BetterHealth Channel sponsored by the Victorian State Government here

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au This excellent website also including EarInfoNet.ecu.edu.au contains a wealth of resources material and published papers on ATSI ear health. PLUM and HATS speech resource Blow-Breathe_Cough program Deadly Ears Program Care For Kids Ears NACCHO Aboriginal Ear Health Ear Bus Foundation of WA EON Foundation

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