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The Parent Journey

01 August, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

A wonderful message about the parent journey from FCEI Africa Conference 2017.  Watch now: https://youtu.be/n8fFefP8A7k...

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ADK Annual Appeal

01 June, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

At this time each year, we ask the people who benefit from our website and support groups to make a donation to support us. Aussie Deaf Kids is a small not-for-profit and we rely on donations to survive. We don’t charge for the information, support or advocacy we provide to families. Our costs are low and our impact is high but we need your help. Our website costs about $2 a day to keep online and any amount over $2 is tax deductible! If Aussie Deaf Kids is important to you, please donate today through GiveNow – a secure online...

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WAFDC - Morning tea in Perth

28 May, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

The WA Foundation for Deaf Children is holding a morning tea for on Thursday 15th June. Ann Porter, Founder of Aussie Deaf Kids, will give a brief talk on Informed Choice and Decision-Making. When: Thursday 15th June 2017 Time: 10:30 12:30 Where: WA Foundation for Deaf Children, 53 Curtin Avenue, Cottesloe RSVP: events@wafdc.org.au For more information: Morning tea flyer...

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Research

seeds of Language Development

10 March, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

You are invited to take part in the Seeds of Language Development project that investigates infants’ language development and hearing impairment. The study is funded by the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre and led by Professor Denis Burnham and Dr Marina Kalashnikova. This is a longitudinal study over a period of 2 ½ years that will include infants from 5 – 7 months to 3 years of age. This project is being run at the MARCS BabyLab at Western Sydney University. The researchers would like to know as much information from babies with different needs as possible. So the babies can be...

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We need to learn from the UK - Listen Up!

01 March, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

Aussie Deaf Kids, Parents of Deaf Children and other parent and consumer groups have highlighted the potential risks that the transition of Hearing Services to the NDIS poses for the future of Australian children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our submissions to government appear to have fallen on deaf ears. There are considerable risks. Many of our concerns are highlighted in the Listen Up! report from the National Deaf Children's Society NDCS). More information: http://www.ndcs.org.uk/help_us/campaigns/our_current_campaigns/england/listen_up.html...

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