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    Connecting the Dots: A successful transition for deaf students from VET to employment

    Connecting the Dots: A successful transition for deaf students from vocational education and training to employment (2007). Research involved interviews with seven young people from Victoria who had either just completed secondary school and were enrolling in a VET course, or had completed a course and were looking for work.

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    Create Your Future. Personal stories of disability in study and work

    These original short films depict the real life stories of six men and women with various disabilities. We follow their stories through different stages of transition and participation in post-secondary education and employment.

    The films highlight the right of people with disability to access a full range of education or employment options. The unique stories also demonstrate the range of support that people with disability may access and raise awareness of the NDCO Programme as a resource and link for people with disability, the disability sector, and the community.

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    Deaf Australia Inc

    Deaf Australia is the national peak organisation for Deaf people in Australia. It represents the views of Deaf people who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

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    Deafblind: ABLE Australia

    The Association aims to represent the interests of people with a multiple disability including deafblindness, to provide community support for them and their families, to provide short term care and long term accommodation and respite care, to educate the public about deafblindness, to support the rubella immunisation campaign, to be an information resource about deafblindness and to be a catalyst for the provision of services to the group of people it represents.

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    Deafness & Foreign Language Learning

    Includes information on a recent on-line conference on Supporting Deaf People and links to articles on deafness and foreign language learning, drawn from a variety of sources.

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    Deafness Forum of Australia

    The Deafness Forum website contains useful information about the common forms of hearing impairment and Deafness.

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    Doctors With Disabilities: Perseverance in Practice

    Three physicians embracing their careers in medicine despite their disabilities, including a hearing impairment, paralysis and vision impairment respectively. Video by Proto Magazine: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Medicine, a publication of Massachusetts General Hospital. Video is captioned.

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    Dual sensory loss: Equipment & Assistive Devices

    Information collected by Senses Foundation (Inc) on a range of options that may be suitable for people who have dual sensory loss, with descriptions of the equipment and devices and how they can be used.

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    Gallaudet University: for deaf and hard of hearing students - US

    Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard of hearing students. The University enjoys an international reputation for its outstanding programs and for the quality of the research it conducts on the history, language, culture, and other topics related to deaf people.

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    Guides for Academics by Students with Disabilities

    This University of Melbourne guide has been developed for Academics and provides tips and advice that students with disability want teachers to know. Includes information on hearing impairment, mental illness, blindness, dyslexia, Multiple Sclerosis and Mobility Difficulties.