From Connect Hearing
If you are hard of hearing, or are close to someone who is, then you’ll probably be all too familiar with the feelings of social isolation it can bring about. But there are things you can do to help combat this. One such activity is sports.
Capital Football is the governing body of football (or soccer, as it’s often referred to in Australia) in the Nation’s Capital. It enables participants of all skill levels to enjoy football and has a close working relationship with Football-Connect, the All Ability League.
What are the benefits of football for the hard of hearing?
Football is a team sport, so it’s a great way to meet new friends. Training sessions are fun and allow for a competitive spirit within a safe environment. Football also offers opportunities for hard of hearing players to progress within the sport – Football-Connect has created pathway programs to assist players who want to try out for State and National tournaments.
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