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How to Get Involved

For the hearing-impaired and supporters of their causes, it is easy to get involved. No one has to miss out on the many ways to participate.  One way is to join in the efforts to promote hearing-challenged sports in Australia. It is a mouse click away. For example, Deaf Sports Australia has an easy-to-navigate website … Continue reading »

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The 2016 Australian Deaf Games

Mark your calendars and book your early bird airfare. The Australian Deaf Games area more than a year away in January of 2016, but they are already in the news as the athletes and volunteers get ready. They come every three to four years (last in 2012 in Geelong) and are a landmark event for … Continue reading »

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After the Game

Deaf basketball is getting more and more attention by each day. Basketball itself is a great sport, and it is no wonder why so many people play it. It does not matter if you have a disability of some sort, you can still play this amazing game. Sport and recreation are an essential part of … Continue reading »

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How Can You Play Basketball Without Hearing?

Anyone who watches TV knows that almost any sport is open to the deaf. Some work better than others however, and one of those is basketball. Visibility in a well-lit arena is optimum day or night and communication is easy between players and with officials. With some adaptation and amending of rules, hearing and non-hearing … Continue reading »

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Getting Your Child into Basketball and Other Sports

Parents of deaf children know that nothing is out of their range of possibility. A few adaptations in school, and they can perform as well as any hearing student. Higher education and just about any career is open to them. TV shows like Switched at Birth have done a lot to promote this fact. It … Continue reading »

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About Deaf Sports Australia

Sports for the hearing-impaired are supported strongly in Australia. The history of the country’s involvement is over a century old. Deaf Sports Australia is a case in point. The organization is dedicated to promoting the crowd-pleasing game as an option for the hearing-impaired. A lot of progress has been made thanks to the focus of … Continue reading »

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