Join Able Australia as we deliver a series of free interactive workshops on deafblindness in Mount Gambier, South Australia from Tuesday 29th – Thursday  31st October.

Through attending the workshops, participants will develop a broad understanding of deafblindness, its causes and implications, and how to work confidently and safely in the areas of communication, mobility, access and inclusion.

The training consists of six individual half-day workshops across three consecutive days. Each workshop has its own distinct focus and have been developed for employees working in the health, ageing and disability sectors to better support people who experience deafblindness/dual sensory loss. Students studying in these fields with an interest in deafblindness are also welcome to attend.

The Working with people with deafblindness’ workshop series includes:

Workshop 1: Walk in my Shoes – Deafblind Awareness

Workshop 2: Show Me The Way – Guiding a Deafblind Person

Workshop 3: Communication Methods for Acquired Deafblindness

Workshop 4: Communication Methods for Congenital Deafblindness

Workshop 5: Deafblindness and the NDIS

Workshop 6: Count me in! Technology for Deafblind People

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For information about the available workshops and what is required to receive a Certificate of Completion of the Deafblind Communication and Guiding training, please click here or email



Dr Meredith Prain has over 20 years’ experience working together with people with deafblindness as a speech pathologist, researcher and project manager.

Alisha Hill works as a community development worker supporting people who are deafblind in Adelaide. Having rebuilt her life after losing her vision and hearing eight years ago, Alisha has lived experience of acquired deafblindness.


All workshops will be held in the conference room at Regional Development Australia, Limestone Coast152 Jubilee Hwy E, Mount Gambier SA.

Please note that Able Australia is not an ASQA registered training organisation (RTO) and this workshop series is not accredited or regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

Any questions?

For more information please contact Alisha Hill by email