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Daniel’s Story

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Your support of The Deaf Lottery directly supports people like Daniel, who works with our Lifestyle Support Services team to achieve his personal and professional goals, as well as day-to-day communication and social activities. Daniel takes great pride in group activity leadership and recently accomplished his major goal of securing employment. Daniel has worked closely Daniel’s Story

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Betty’s Big Trip

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Betty Foster has been an Ageing Well client for over two years, receiving one-on-one home care support. Betty is Deaf and has low vision. In 2019, the Ageing Well team worked with Betty to …

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For Lyle, a new Deaf Services program promises to connect her with friends and family like never before.   LYLE’S STORY Lyle has been a client of Ageing Well since 2015, receiving one-on-one support from Ageing Well staff members Like many Deaf seniors, Lyle’s primary method communication is a fax machine Due to the rollout Lyle’s Window to the World

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Meet Jim

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We caught up with Deaf Services IT Manager Jim Gordon to talk about his fascinating journey with the organisation, his achievements, and what it really means to support the Deaf Community. Jim’s Story Jim started at Deaf Services in 1990 He had no experience of Deaf community or culture, which presented some challenges! Jim worked Meet Jim

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Meet the Team: Dean

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“I do my best, work with my team and raise funds to support all Deaf and hard of hearing Australians.”  Meet Dean, part of the Deaf Services Contact Centre team. Dean has worked with Deaf Services since 2015 after a previous role with CPL Disability Services. With a Certificate III in Disability Support, Dean says Meet the Team: Dean

Lifestyle
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Ticket Number: 1199818| Croydon 3136| Total Prize Amount $850,000 Our deserving Lottery 183 winner Sophie turned $10 into $850,000 and told us “you’ve made my dreams come true!”   It took Deaf Services Head of Sales Alex Fisher some moments to convince Sophie, our lucky Lottery 183 winner, that she’d just won $850,000. “Are you Meet our Lottery 183 Winner!

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Meet Lloyd

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Lloyd Janetzki has worked with Deaf Services for over 25 years, and has seen many changes within both the organisation and the community it represents. We caught up with him to find out more. LLOYD’S STORY Lloyd has worked with Deaf Services since 1994 He spent 12 ½ years with Sign On Employment He began Meet Lloyd

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Meet Danni

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“Once access barriers are removed, there is nothing that can stop Deaf people” Danni Walker works as an Auslan teacher for Deaf Services’ Registered Training Organisation Access Training and Education (AT&E)*, and is a graduate of the AT&E Diploma of Auslan for Deaf students. In August 2018, Danni was a finalist in Queensland Training Award’s Meet Danni