This section provides resources such as what Deaf Sports Australia does, including what their Active Deaf Kids program is all about. We also have information regarding the wear of hearing devices during sports which outlines which aids are safe to wear during any particular type of sporting activities.

Should you require any further information other than what we have provided in this section, please contact us at



Including a deaf athlete, administrator, umpire or coach into your sporting club is not difficult. The following fact sheets provide information about deaf sport and list a number of simple tips to remember and steps you can take to help make your sporting club inclusive.

Further fact sheets on other key topics will be developed on an ongoing basis. If you have a particular query or would like to see a specific fact sheet developed, please contact Deaf Sports Australia.




 Coaching (56 KB)

 Communication (56 KB)

 How to Book an Auslan Interpreter (58 KB)

 Myths and Facts (54 KB)

 Sport Modifications (57 KB)