There is a great deal to understand about deafness and its implications as well as about a vibrant Deaf community that has its own interests and cultural norms.

Some of this information is available on this website at:

  • factors relating to deafness (e.g. degree, age of onset, etc.) [see more],
  • Auslan [see more],
  • oral communication [see more],
  • early life language development [more to come],
  • technology – hearing aids and cochlear implants [see more]

Information about the Deaf community as well as its culture can be found on sites such as:

In addition, you can do your own web searches using such key words as “deaf culture” and “Deaf community”.


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