Lainey's daughter Melody was born with hearing loss and with no history of Deafness in her family. “Without context” for what to do, Lainey connected with Hear for Kids, Deaf Services’ early intervention program.’
Daniel takes great pride in group activity leadership, and has recently worked with Hugh, his Participant Service Coordinator to accomplish his major goal - securing employment.
Since starting work with Deaf Services, Lauren has been working towards her ultimate goal of becoming an interpreter - a goal that is due to be realised when she graduates from the Diploma of Interpreting course through Access Training and Education this year.
Danni works as an Auslan teacher for Access Training and Education, and is a graduate of the Diploma of Auslan for Deaf students. In August 2018, Danni was a finalist in Queensland Training Award’s Equity VET Student of the Year.
Sherrie received a Deaf Services Life Enrichment Grant to develop and deliver Deaf Stories, a project capturing and distributing video profiles of Deaf-run businesses. Sherrie has travelled around Australia to record a number of videos with a range of businesses.
...the lady on the other end of the line was in fact Deaf Services Executive General Manager Maree Brown, and she wasn’t trying to sell Sally any more tickets. In fact, Maree had some very exciting news to share.
Elliot Miller used a Deaf Services Life Enrichment Grant to develop Hearoes, a ground-breaking auditory training app for cochlear implant recipients now being used by the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.
VALMA & DOROTHY
Valma and Dorothy are independent, active and connected clients of Ageing Well, our program supporting Deaf and hard of hearing seniors in their primary language.
Through Deaf Services’ CommUNITY program, Allyson was able to access NDIS funding to receive assistive technology, and through Auslan Connections, our interpreting service, was able to better connect with her new community.