Submission: Hearing Health and Wellbeing of Australia – 15 Jan 2017
February 23, 2017
ASLIA made a submission to the Inquiry into the Hearing Health & Wellbeing of Australia and made three recommendations:
That the Australian Government
i) implements a program to ensure Deaf Awareness Training supports a well-balanced approach in diagnosing, assessing, and treating by advising families about the Deaf Identity, Deaf Community and their language, Auslan;
ii) commits to making vital health care and wellbeing information available in Auslan; and
iii) funds home-based Auslan training for families under the NDIS.