• Zara’s Story

    Uncategorized, News, News and Events / 02 December

    Two-year-old Zara is a happy, gregarious and engaging little girl who just loves people. But unlike most of us, she can’t rely on her vision to aid her interactions. Zara was born with optic nerve hypoplasia (under-developed optic nerves), nystagmus and astigmatism in both eyes, all of which means she has only very limited sight….

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  • Hamish’s Story

    Uncategorized, News, News and Events / 02 December

    Born prematurely at 24 weeks and weighing just 380g, Hamish faced a number of serious health challenges early on in life. Not the least of these was the need for emergency laser eye surgery, after which it was discovered Hamish was experiencing nystagmus (dancing eyes). Further analysis led to a diagnosis of ocular albinism, which…

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  • Adeline’s Story

    Uncategorized, News, News and Events / 02 December

    In many ways, Adeline is just your average feisty, strong-willed 12-year-old girl. She worries about what her hair looks like, she goes to dance classes and she loves to read. But unlike most kids her age, Adeline has had to overcome some serious challenges along the way. Adeline was born with a condition called cone…

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  • Help us change lives

    Uncategorized, News, News and Events / 20 September

    Many people face life-altering circumstances that can sometimes be devastating, but the right support can make these changes transformational. Becoming part of a community can help someone reshape their sense of identity and show them that they are not alone. Deaf Can:Do helped Nicola Ettridge connect with the right people, and language, when she needed…

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