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Few Chinese people with hearing loss use hearing aids

Only 1 out of 16 Chinese people who could benefit from hearing aids actually use hearing aids, a Chinese study finds. In the study, 34% of the participants were in need of hearing aids. However, only 6.5% of those who could benefit from them actually used hearing...

Disability representation in advertising: more than lip service

Consumers are asking brands to include more diverse and inclusive representations that reflect society. While this call for inclusion is important, much of the attention has focused on racial, ethnic, and LGBTQ+ representation and continues to lack disability...

Education guidelines: supporting students online

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic led to multiple challenges across all levels of education. Many of these challenges centred around the provision of accessible and inclusive online education for people with disability. The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on...

Vaccination Hesitation: join the online forum

A broad range of specialist experts will feature as keynote speakers and panellists at the online forum on “Vaccination Hesitation” on Thursday 6 May. Over the last days the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19 infection control and prevention has shifted yet again to...

Deaf suffragists fought tirelessly for women’s right to vote

Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, low pay and lack of recognition, countless deaf women have fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote. They contributed to women’s emancipation in the...

Hidden crisis: Aboriginal children suffer in silence

Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon says identifying hearing loss would change lives. Identifying hearing loss and treating middle-ear infections in Indigenous children in their first four years would change lives forever, says Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon,...