Auslan Signbank is a language resources site for Auslan (Australian Sign Language), which includes a dictionary, the ability to search for signs related to educational and teaching topics, instructive videos and links to Auslan classes.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides professional development, advocates for individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.
The Victorian College for the Deaf was established in 1860 and is one of Australia's oldest school for deaf and hard of hearing students. The college provides programs for both primary and secondary aged students.
Vicdeaf works collaboratively with a variety of mental health, legal and employment providers, support agencies, education and government departments with the aim to achieve access and equity for Deaf and hard of hearing people in Victoria.
The Victorian Deaf Education Institute (VDEI) was established to enable excellence in deaf education throughout Victoria. VDEI is committed to improving educational outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing children and young people from birth to adulthood.
World Federation of the Deaf
Deaf education is designed specifically to meet the educational, linguistic, cultural, social and cognitive needs of the individual student.
Australian Theatre of the Deaf aims to make a unique contribution to Australian culture by creating daring and bi-lingual theatre for the hearing and the deaf. In so doing, it hopes to promote understanding and awareness of cultural difference and increase the audience for deaf cultural expression.
The National Theatre of the Deaf operates under the following comprehensive mission:
To produce theatrically challenging work of the highest quality, drawing from as wide a range of the world's literature as possible; to perform these original works in a style that links American Sign Language with the spoken word; to seek, train and employ Deaf artists; to offer our work to as culturally diverse and inclusive an audience as possible; to provide community outreach activities that will educate and enlighten the general public, opening their eyes and ears to Deaf culture and building linkages that facilitate involvement in our methods of work.