Our purpose is to see children and families living with Usher syndrome love their lives.

Our mission is to empower the Usher community through support, connection and knowledge.  

Run Melbourne with UsherKids Australia 

Ready to run for a cause?
This year, lace up your sneakers and be a part of Run Melbourne on 21st July, 2024, a community event bringing together thousands of passionate runners to make a positive impact. We invite you to join us in raising much-needed funds for UsherKids Australia.

 

UsherKids Australia has Charity and deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status from The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

About Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is a genetic condition characterised by hearing loss or deafness, the progressive loss of vision and in some cases, vestibular dysfunction. The loss of vision is caused by an eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), which affects the light-sensitive area of tissue on the back of the eye (the retina).

About Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is a genetic condition characterised by hearing loss or deafness, the progressive loss of vision and in some cases, vestibular dysfunction. The loss of vision is caused by an eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), which affects the light-sensitive area of tissue on the back of the eye (the retina).

Get Support

From inspiring personal Usher stories, to a range of practical resources, our Support section will give you information and guidance on a range of support services available nationally for children with Usher syndrome, as well as some helpful facts about the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Get Support

From inspiring personal Usher stories, to a range of practical resources, our Support section will give you information and guidance on a range of support services available nationally for children with Usher syndrome, as well as some helpful facts about the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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