Links to trusted information about sensory impairments.
Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Hearing loss prevention
Some hearing loss may be permanent but there are ways to prevent hearing loss and permanent damage to your ears. Learn more.
Trusted information about hearing loss including the signs of hearing loss, why your hearing is getting worse, hearing tests and treatment.
A cochlear implant is a small, electronic device that stimulates the hearing nerve and provides sound signals directly to the brain to help someone hear better.
Trusted information about blindness from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on blindness and vision loss.
Amblyopia (lazy eye)
The early diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) with glasses, contact lenses or eye patches can prevent long-term vision problems.
Links to trusted information about deafness.
Finding it hard to tell red from green, or blue from yellow, is colour blindness. In rare cases, a person can’t see colour at all. Learn more here.
If left untreated, uveitis - or inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the wall of your eye, can lead to blindness. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.