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August Updates - COVID-19

August Updates - COVID-19

Read the latest updates and find helpful resources on Covid-19
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Covid-19 & Masks - Ways you can help the Deaf community

Covid-19 & Masks - Ways you can help the Deaf community

With the advent of mandatory face masks, brings a whole lot of issues for the Deaf community.  Some Deaf people lipread to understand other people which is impossible if people use masks to cover their faces. Other Deaf people use sign language, but part of the sign language is using facial expressions combined with signs to get a message across. If part of the face is covered, it becomes difficult to understand what is being said even with just signs on their own.  
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The Great Accessible Day Out - Venue Library

The Great Accessible Day Out - Venue Library

New online tool helps Kiwis with disability find the perfect post-COVID outing   As New Zealand’s post-COVID tourism industry cautiously revives,...
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COVID-19 – Information and Resources for People with SCI

COVID-19 – Information and Resources for People with SCI

Useful links and information on COVID-19 for all New Zealanders living with Spinal Cord Injuries and their family, whānau and friends. Provided by the NZ Spinal Trust.
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