Awareness Resources
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Small changes can make a big difference!

​We've created the following awareness posters that you can download and print and hang in your home or where you work.


They are a useful reminder for everyone to be more aware of inclusive communication that better supports the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

Place these visual reminders in areas, such as meeting rooms or at your reception area, or anywhere where accessible communication is essential.

Select from three hearing loss awareness posters.

Is your home hearing loss aware?

Hearing loss doesn't have to be a barrier to communication in the home.


By following these easy to follow communication tips, your family will be more aware of how to keep the conversation going.

Download the poster here.

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Be Hearing Loss Aware at Work

We're encouraging organisations to make a commitment to New Zealand's Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

By hanging this poster, and making sure all staff are aware of these simple communication strategies, you'll be helping to make things just a little easier for our community.

Download the poster here. 

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Hearing Loss Aware Communication

Is your space hearing loss aware? Whether it's an office, a club, your home, or recreational space. With just some small changes to your communication style, you'll be making a big difference.


Follow these simple tips to create more inclusive spaces for the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

Download the poster here.

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Buddy Card
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Request your Buddy Card.

The Buddy Card is a wallet-sized visual cue you can use to easily explain to others your needs and how to be more hearing loss aware.


You can also use your Buddy Card to gain free entry to selected Event Cinemas on Tuesdays to watch movies with captioning.

Request your free buddy card today.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to post the Buddy Card.

You can, however, download and print a copy. Download your Buddy Card.

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