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Usher Syndrome Information Kit

This kit is designed to be used by different people including people with Usher Syndrome, families of children with Usher Syndrome and professionals working with people with Usher Syndrome.

 

2018 Deafblind Camp Update

On Friday 23 March, more than 45 people with deafblindness from across the country made their way to PGL Campaspe Downs near Woodend in country Victoria for the 18th Annual Deafblind Camp.

Able Australia clients share stories of digital accessibility

Able Australia clients, Steve Ripley and Paola Avila, were recently invited to share their personal stories of digital accessibility with almost 200 NAB staff working in Melbourne and Sydney.

Deafblind Camp 2018

Our annual Deafblind Camp has been a huge success in years past. 

For 2018 we have secured a new location for the camp PGL Campaspe Downs near Woodend and we are busy organising some wonderful activities for you to enjoy.

Holiday Season Closures

Able Australia services and programs in Queensland, ACT, Victoria and Tasmania will be closed for the holiday season commencing Friday 22 December through until Tuesday

Kaye Collard, Able CEO to step down

After being involved with Able Australia as a donor, Board member, Secretary, Treasurer, Chairperson and finally CEO for the past 37 years, Kaye Collard will be stepping down as Able Australia’s CEO at the end of October 2017.

National crisis over misunderstood condition

Able Australia is warning of a serious crisis over this often misunderstood condition.  
 
More than 300,000 Australians currently live with some sort of dual sensory loss – a figure that is expected to reach one million by 2050.
 

Deafblind Awareness Week 24-30 June

With Deafblind Awareness Week (24-30 June) just around the corner, Able Australia is warning of a serious crisis over this often misunderstood condition.  

International honour for Able Australia

Leading disability service provider, Able Australia has been globally recognised for its service provision for the deafblind community.

Deafblind camp 2017

Nearly 140 people with deafblindness, supporters and volunteers from across Australia headed into the wilds of eastern Victoria last weekend for the 17th Annual Deafblind Camp.

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