If you’re asking yourself, “Can I be a manager? Can I be a performer? Can I truly be myself? Can I influence positive change in my community?” Then look no further for inspiration than Andrew Wiltshire.
For aspiring artists and creatives, we bring you the story of Kate Disher-Quill, a photographer and visual communicator whose passion is to create change through art and storytelling.
If you want to know who conceived The HEARO Human Library, then you’ve come to the right place. Genevieve Roberts is a Community Development and Theatre Practitioner who identifies as a Hearing NERD. If you don’t know what that is, read the unique story of how she entered the Deaf Community as a hearing person through a cultural door.
It is said, there are many ways to be deaf and all are okay. Jodee Mundy OAM is a hearing, native signer born to Deaf parents. She identifies as CODA (Child of Deaf Adult) with Auslan as her first language and English as her second.
People that know Kate say she has a life experience that showcases the many ways of being deaf and they are all ok. She has experienced being both Hard of Hearing and Deaf, married to Apenisa who is culturally Deaf, and mother of CODA (Child of Deaf Adult), Saki.
HEARO was created to empower kids who are deaf or hard of hearing to thrive through every stage of life. To inspire you in your journey, we wanted to bring you the story of Maddison, a teen with sensorineural hearing loss.
HEARO was created to empower kids who are deaf or hard of hearing to thrive through every stage of life. When the HEARO team thought about a young person that embodied the HEARO values, Indy came to mind.
Could your child study law? Coach tennis? Mentor teens to help them pursue their dreams? Or all of the above? Be inspired by John Lui’s story who has never let deafness become a barrier to his potential.
If you’re a kid or parent wondering if it’s possible to travel and explore the world with a disability then you must read Kara’s story. Kara is Deafblind and was diagnosed with Ushers Syndrome type 1 in early childhood.
For aspiring teachers and educators, we bring you the story of Will Taffe. Working for KFC may have been his first job before majoring in IT Security, but it was in teaching that Will found true purpose. He now teaches Auslan to a variety of learners from the young to the elderly, from hearing people to those who are deaf or hard of hearing, from parents to kids and teens.