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Sounds & Signs - February

03 February, 2023 Jane Colys Parents

The February 2023 edition of Sounds Signs the official newsletter of Aussie Deaf Kids - is now available. Read it online: Sounds Signs February 2023 To subscribe: https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/newsletter-signup...

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Ebook for Teachers

23 January, 2023 Aussie Deaf Kids Parents

Check out our exciting new publication... eBook for Teachers.  The eBook has information for teachers of students who are D/deaf or hard of hearing. It includes templates where parents can add details about their child and their hearing needs and share the book with their teachers...

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Sounds & Signs - December

18 January, 2023 Aussie Deaf Kids Parents

The December 2022 edition of Sounds Signs the official newsletter of Aussie Deaf Kids - is now available. Read it online: Sounds Signs December 2022 To subscribe: https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/newsletter-signup...

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Webinar - FM Systems and Soundfield

17 January, 2023 Jane Colys Webinar

Join us for a live webinar to learn about FM Systems and SoundField in the classroom.   Date: Wednesday 15th December Time: 8:00pm 9:00pm AEDT Andrew Stewart Hearing Connections) will review the options available to students who are deaf or hard of hearing in the classroom. He will discuss the advantages of different microphones, and different SoundField systems, and be available to answer your questions about FMs in the classroom, whether it be Roger On, Roger Pen, Touchscreen, Cochlear/Resound Mini Mic or something else. Before attending the webinar, please send your questions via email to info@aussiedeafkids.org.au. About the presenter Andrew Stewart is...

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Smoke Alarms - would we fund it guides

21 December, 2022 Aussie Deaf Kids Parents

NDIS published guides to help people better understand what smoke alarm supports they might fund for participants who are deaf or hard of hearing. The NDIA listened to Aussie Deaf Kids and other advocates in the disability sector who called for clarity around how they fund specialised smoke alarms. From this feedback they developed two new ‘Would we fund it’ guides. One guide describes scenarios about smoke alarms for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The other describes scenarios about smoke alarms for adults who are deaf or hard of hearing. These guides provide clearer information about when they would or wouldn’t fund a specialised smoke...

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