Today is International Cochlear Implant Day, and 2024 marks 40 years since Sue Walters became the first person in NSW—and among the first in Australia—to receive this life-changing innovation.
Five-year-old Hannah is just as excited about starting big school this year as her friends—but she has already put in years of hard work to make sure she can learn effectively alongside her peers.
James lost most of his hearing before he turned one and always struggled to hear. Now his cochlear implant journey has led to new experiences, from his first musical to delivering Christmas cheer.
World champion Blind and Low Vision (BLV) tennis player Grace recently took to the court at the Australian Open, putting the spotlight on the fastest-growing sport for people with vision loss.
A record-breaking $198,000 was raised for NextSense at the 2023 Qantas Pathfinders Revue, making it the most successful show in its long history.
Seven-year-old Charlie received cochlear implants at six months old and this, combined with early access to specialised speech therapy, has given him a tremendous start.
Making learning fun is at the heart of what our early intervention therapists and teachers do, and with Christmas around the corner, we had a chat to find out what their young clients love most.
After 27 years of getting to know Liverpool locals and foster carers Jane and Tony and the 10 children they have fostered with hearing or vision loss, it was time for us to wish them well.
It's been a big year at NextSense. Check out some highlights from 2023.
Katie Kelly is a two-time Paralympian, founder of the Sport Access Foundation and a disability inclusion advocate. She’s also a NextSense Ambassador.
It's important to know how you can help your child who is deaf or hard of hearing, is blind or has low vision, stay safe in the water.
Two Sydney teenagers who are blind and receive school support from NextSense took on challenges they never thought possible at Space Camp, a world-class accessible education program in the US.