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ACT Deafness Resource Center
       A community not for profit organisation
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The ACT Deafness Resource Centre is a community organisation providing information, linkages and capacity building for the hearing impaired, deaf and those with chronic disorders of the ear. We offer support to the broader ACT community


The DRC aims to provide a service to all people with a hearing impairment, deafness or chronic disorder of the ear in the ACT and surrounding hinterland.We hope to improve the effect of hearing loss on their everyday lives, by providing  information, advice, guidance and personalised assistance, with our drop-in  and advocacy services helping to break down the barriers of communication. A key goal is to ensure everyone receives equal access to services and opportunities which enable deaf and hearing impaired people to live independently within the community.

 Hearing Aid Maintenance
 Business Training
 Technology Loans
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The Shepherd Centre
The Shepherd Centre has been operating for 20 years across Australia and New Zealand.
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Medtel Pty Limited is a supplier of high-end technology products and services to the medical and allied health care industry, with sales and service offices located across Australia and New Zealand.
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Ideal for people with some degree of hearing loss, the Captioned Telephone, or CapTel, works like any other telephone with one important addition: It displays every word the caller says throughout the conversation. CapTel phone users can listen to the caller, and can also read the written captions in the bright display window.
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Deafness Forum
Deafness Forum of Australia is the national voice for 4 million Australians and their families living with hearing health issues.
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Ausralian Tinnitus Association
Support for people suffering from tinnitus
Our friends and affiliate organisations are an important part of the overall effort to support people with a hearing loss.

  NDIS The ACTDRC has been registered as a provider for the Nation Disability Insurance Scheme   

  WEB The ACTDRC now has a new web site and comments are welcome.  

  Seniors Seniors Week 17 March 2016 - DRC stall 109 at COTA Expo, Thoroughbred Park Mitchell  

  Cochlear Morning Tea for Cochlear recipients every 2nd Thursday 10:00AM  


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The ACT Deafness Resource Centre is committed to providing support to people with hearing loss, while ensuring a confidential and caring atmosphere.