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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

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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
 Advocacy
 Technology Loans
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There is always something happening at DRC, from morning teas, sign-language classes, and other activities.See below for deatils of these and upcoming events.

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John James Foundation
The John James Foundation is Canberras leading medical charity and a major supporter of the DRC
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Medel
Medel Pty Limited is a supplier of high-end technology products and services to the medical and allied health care industry.
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Captel
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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The Shepherd Centre
The Shepherd Centre has been operating for 20 years across Australia and New Zealand.
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Cochlear
As the leading global expert in implantable hearing solutions, Cochlear is dedicated to bringing the gift of sound to people all over the world.
Our friends and affiliate organisations are an important part of the overall effort to support people with a hearing loss. View all our friends on our Friends page

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

  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.
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