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Deaf Services Queensland

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A not for profit organisation working with the community to enhance services and programs that benefit Deaf and hard of hearing adults and children across Australia.

Some of their key services are:

  • Aging Well service – information and support for Deaf and hard of hearing seniors

  • Lifestyle Support Service - assists adults under the age of 65 with disabilities and who primarily use Auslan to communicate - development of life skills including training and support in social skills

  • Auslan translation service - this service meets national guidelines and ensures that external services and information can be accessed by the Deaf community, in Auslan.

  • Education – accredited training, community classes, workshops, Ausland for Families, camps

  • Hear for Kids – including early childhood development programs

  • Interpreting (Auslan Connections) -  Face to Face Interpreting involves an interpreter attending an appointment in person with the client.

Regional office locations include: Cairns, Gold Coast, Mackay, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast, Townsville.

Auslan Connections

Auslan Connections provides specialist interpreting services across Australia with all profits reinvested in programs supporting the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

Phone: 1300 010 877

Auslan Connections provide access to Auslan interpreters in after-hours emergency situations, involving police and hospitals, with after-hours services available: 5pm – 9am weekdays, weekends and public holidays: call 0455 068 500.

Last updated 4 May 2021