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Speech processor upgrades

13 February, 2018 Ann Porter Parents

Australian Hearing has recently extended the upgrade criteria for children and young adults who have a Nucleus 5 CP810) speech processor or older. For more information: https://hearing.com.au/About-hearing/General-Information/Cochlear-Implants/Am-I-eligible-for-an-upgrade-to-speech-processors...

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Mental Health and wellbeing of deaf or hard of hearing infants, children, young people and their families

13 February, 2018 Ann Porter Parents

Presented by the Deafness Mental Health Project Date: Tuesday 27 February Time: 8.30am – 11.30am Venue: Auditorium Level 7, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, 501 Stanley St, South Brisbane Cost: Free catering provided. Register: To register please; Click here Auslan interpreters will be available at the seminar Speakers Alana Roy Counsellor Mental Health Social Worker “The bio-psycho-social-cultural and spiritual health of Deaf and Hard of Hearing People” Sheena Helton Lived experience “Deaf world” Julian Scharf Lived experience “Growing up with a hearing loss” Andrea Murray Advanced Speech Pathologist and Infant Mental Clinician, Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health QCPIMH)...

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POD QLD Picnic dates for 2018

02 February, 2018 Ann Porter Parents

POD is a parent network for parents with children who are deaf or have any degree or type of hearing loss. Come along to meet other parents and their children in a safe and friendly environment. When: Sunday 18th February, 11am-2pm Where: Anzac Park, Corner of Wool St and Dean St, Toowong All that you need to bring is some snacks to share and your drinks. A sausage sizzle will be provided for all. Playground includes a flying fox, fenced sandpit, swings, slides, seesaws, fort and climbing structures. Surrounded by shady trees and large grassy areas, there are picnic shelters...

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Questions to ask at an appointment

29 January, 2018 Aussie Deaf Kids Parents

Parents in our online groups often ask what questions to ask their ENT, their audiologist etc. Here are a couple of good resources from the US. They are a good starting point for parents when thinking about their next appointment. ENT https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/ENT_Questions_ENG.pdf Audiologist https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/Audiologist_Questions_ENG.pdf Early intervention https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/Early_Intervention_Questions_ENG.pdf Speech pathologist https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/Speech_language_pathologist_Questions_ENG.pdf Medical professional https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/freematerials/medical-professional_questions_eng.pdf Audiology, hearing aids and cochlear implants http://www.ehdipals.org/ParentResources/EP_Tips_Parents.aspx...

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2016-2017 Annual Report

29 November, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

The 2016-2017 Aussie Deaf Kids Annual Report is now available on our website. More information: http://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/annual-reports...

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