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The National Week of Deaf People (NWDP) is a weeklong national celebration of Deaf individuals and the Deaf Australian community.

It is an opportunity for Deaf people to:
-Celebrate their community, language, culture and history.
-Make the public aware of their local, state and national Deaf communities.
-Recognise the Deaf community's achievements.

This year's theme is "Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities" and will be held from Monday 20 September to Sunday 26 September 2021.

Why not check out some online video's and learn some basic Aulsan!

#deafawareness #inclusion #community

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The Wheatbelt Health Network offers support including General Practice, Nursing, Mental Health, Allied Health and Visiting Specialists.

Humans of the Wheatbelt

Humans of the Wheatbelt - hearing stories and taking a photograph of our humans. Our focus is on disabled people interviewing people, including non disabled people, in community settings. This is a Wheatbelt health network project.

More stories can be found on our Humans of the Wheatbelt Facebook page.

Carrie Edwards I grew up predominantly in the Bullsbrook area. My parents moved to Roebourne for a few years but we moved back when I was in Grade 1. I married my brother's best friend and he was a ...

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Olive Bennell - Part 2 of 2 I’m proud of what I’ve done in my life, so I wouldn’t tell my fourteen-year-old self to do anything differently. I do wish I went further in school or TAFE, because ...

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Olive Bennell - Part 1 of 2 I was born in Brookton and that’s where I live now. I’ve just celebrated my sixty-sixth birthday. When I was young I lived on the reserve and went through the ration s...

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Ann Brandis – Part 2 of 2 The best moments in my life would be getting married to my husband and without a doubt the births of my two boys. From a family perspective I also cherish all our celebr...

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Williams Road, Narrogin
Phone: 08 9881 0385
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  • 81 Stirling Tce, Toodyay

  • 65 Wellington Street, Northam

  • Williams Road, Narrogin

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