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Preparing for an appointment

02 September, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

Going to an appointment with your child with hearing loss can be stressful. We have worries and questions and can leave the appointment without having these discussed. The Patient Revolution provides some simple tools and ideas to help you prepare for those important appointments. For more information: https://patientrevolution.org/patients-caregivers...

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Hearing Awareness Week - time to educate others

21 August, 2017 Ann Porter Parents

It is Hearing Awareness Week which aims to eliminate the stigma, isolation, lack of work opportunities, and the associated health issues to improve the overall quality of life for people with deafness or hearing impairment. It is often described as the ‘invisible disability’. This is partly because hearing aids tend not to be obvious and also because those affected are often isolated through lack of access to communications. As technology advances, many people with hearing loss benefit from hearing aids and cochlear implants. These innovations have made a positive difference in the way they can communicate and enjoy their lives,...

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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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