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Parents attending WHO meeting in Geneva

03 July, 2018 Ann Porter Parents

3 July 2018: Representatives from the Global Coalition of Parents of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children GPODHH) will be attending the 3rd Stakeholder’s Meeting for the WHO Programme on Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss on July 3 4, 2018, at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  With funding from Aussie Deaf Kids - a GPODHH member organisation two GPODHH parent leaders will be representing the group’s agenda at the WHO meeting: Bianca Birdsey, MD, the mother of three deaf daughters and Director of South Africa’s Thrive program; and Anisa Ibrahimovic, the mother of a deaf son and an attorney who...

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2018 Annual Appeal

06 June, 2018 Ann Porter Parents

You can donate by going to https://www.givenow.com.au/aussiedeafkids...

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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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