Epilepsy Awareness Month

Epilepsy Awareness Month – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Epilepsy Awareness Month is observed in Australia throughout March. People are encouraged to ‘Go Purple’, the international colour for epilepsy, to raise awareness of the condition. Epilepsy Australia defines epilepsy as a common brain disorder which takes the form of recurring seizures. Approximately 65 million…

The ASDESI Program and World Autism Awareness Day

8 March 2019 The ASDESI Program and World Autism Awareness Day – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Amber Hall Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition that affects, among other things, the way an individual relates to his or her environment and their interaction with other people. In July 0f 2018, Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)…

Hearing Awareness Week

Hearing Awareness Week – By Interchange Australia Marketing Manager, Joseph Lyons Approximately 3.5 million Australians are affected by hearing loss – that equates to one in six people. One third of these people experience a loss that is moderate or severe to profound. As people age, the prevalence of hearing loss rises significantly. 75% of…

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day World Autism Awareness Day is observed worldwide on 2nd April each year. Communities around the world host recreational and educational activities to raise awareness of autism and to educate people about the support services available in the local area. Be part of World Autism Awareness Day and join local sporting identities…