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Karen's Story 22/6/15


Karen's storyhas appeared in Take 5 magazine. My body ached, my head was pounding and my eyes hurt, I needed a nap.

When I woke I had no idea where was. The doctor told me I'd been in a coma for 10 days at Wagga Wagga Base Hospital.

read the Take5 story (pdf)
or Karens's story

Rob's Story 2/5/15


Rob's hearing loss wasn't discovered until he was three years old and even then he didn't get hearing aids until he was four. This meant his language development was hindered. But he has not let that hold him back. He recently completed his Master in Special Education - Deaf & Hard of Hearing.

read Rob's story

Bobs's Story 7/4/15


Bob: was 10 years old when he woke one morning and couldn't hear out of his left ear. He lived with single sided deafness until he found out about a Baha. Bob recently wrote a Baha tips & hints

read more in Tips & Hints:
Baha Radio Connectivity
- Roger Pen
or read Bob's story

Bethany's story updated 17/2/15

Bethany: “I've been accepted into a honours year of media and communication at RMIT. I'll be moving to Melbourne in February, after I finish my current internship called 'Stepping Into...' which I received through the Australian Network on Disability.”

read more … or

read Bethany's updated story
( Updated 18/3/15 )


The International Art Exhibition for People with Disabilities 1/9/15

The First International Art Exhibition for People with Disabilities is an academic and artistic event which focuses on the artistic visual creation of disabled people. It emphasises at the high fusion of different cultures, traditional, modern, and artists with and without disabilities. The exhibition includes painting, calligraphy, sculpture, handicraft, photography and art exchange activities. It will be held every two years.


Beats of Cochlea 26/8/15

update: Felicity reports on her experience of the Beats of Cochlea Festival (pdf)

1st International Music Festival for Children,
Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders.

Felicity was chosen to play in "Beats of Cochlea" held on 15th & 16th of July in Warsaw, Poland.

Felicity auditioning for the judges
Felicity auditioning before the judges
studio 3, Polskie Radio, Warsaw.

Below is a link to the full concert on YouTube. It's in two parts. Felicity being 4th in the programme (alphabetical by surname) plays in part 1 (czesc 1)

"Beats of Cochlea" Parts 1 & 2

Phone rings in her head.19/5/15

Faye Yarroll has been using the latest accessories from Cochlear, which include a mini microphone, phone clip and TV streamer, and relies on the same technology as in bluetooth and wi-fi devices. Faye's experiences appear in two Inner West Courier articles


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Upcoming Events 31/8/15

The First International Art Exhibition for People with Disabilities.
Entries close Sept 7, 2015.

Exhibition Application Form

In the News 28/5/15

The government has identified
9 National Health Priorities

Hearing Health is not currently a Health Priority.

Make It Number 10 logo

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Cochlear Support 26/3/15

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Hearing Forums 26/4/2013

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Useful Links 18/6/2013

Hearing HQ advice & support
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Lip-reading Online

Technology Word of Mouth

Theatre Captioning Go Theatrical!

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