Students who use braille will be able to have better access to maths and science textbooks, thanks to an international collaboration NextSense experts are taking part in.
There are three major factors that enable Teachers of the Deaf (ToDs) to reflect on their practice and improve outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Ever since Natalija was diagnosed as profoundly deaf, Loud Shirt Day has become an important part of her family’s lives. Every year they work together to support other children to thrive.
Sally Pape had 25 years’ experience in her field and wanted to keep pace with the evolving field of hearing loss. So she embarked on a NextSense Institute Master of Disability Studies degree.
After losing his hearing Colin learnt hearing aids wouldn’t provide the level of sound he needed to enjoy his busy life. After much research, he decided to access a cochlear implant through NextSense.
Access to a trained therapist to learn fundamental early motor skills is critical in preparing children who are deafblind for a lifetime of physical activity, a recent literature review highlighted.
Townsville mum Rebecca knew braille skills would be essential for daughter Atylda but there were no local services. Remote braille lessons through NextSense Connected Services are helping her thrive.
In 2018, Christine made the decision to access cochlear implants—a choice she says has enabled her to participate fully at work, reconnect with her passions, and socialise more freely.
What might hearing screening beyond the newborn period look like in Australia? More than 180 experts met this month to chart a way forward.
NextSense clinicians are participating in an Australian-led, world-first gene therapy trial that is re-growing hearing nerves to make cochlear implant technology even more effective.