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Posted: Friday 5 June, 2015

#‎hearingaidsarethenewblack‬

A a side view of a black haired woman's head. A cochlear implant can be seen in her hair and feeds a device sitting behind her ear.

Guest Blogger: Sophie Li The Deaf and hard of hearing communities, along with their supporters, were recently outraged by an advertisement by a Victorian company for running an ad that called hearing aids 'ugly' and pictured a woman with a prawn on her ear. Sophie Li, a deaf woman from Victoria,...

Posted: Thursday 5 February, 2015

This Beauty and the Beast has nothing to do with Disney!

A bare shouldered man and wiman lay on a bed of rose petals.

The Adelaide Festival of Arts is proud to be considered a national leader in arts accessibility. This year it is introducing a new access initiative: a relaxed performance during the season of theatre show Beauty and the Beast. One of the stars of the show is Mat Fraser. He’s one...

Posted: Thursday 18 December, 2014

Adelaide Festival makes accessing arts easier

The Adelaide Festival of Arts strives to make its events available for all to enjoy, this includes support in the access of Deaf and disabled audiences, and on Wednesday 3 December 2014, Adelaide Festival CEO Karen Bryant launched the Access Program for the 2015 festival. The Access Program provides information on...

Posted: Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Access2Arts and the Adelaide City Council celebrate IDPwD

To celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities, Access2Arts in partnership with the Adelaide City Council together worked on a series of creative responses responding to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. Deaf and disabled people were filmed reciting key articles from the UN convention, specifically...