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Sounds & Signs - October 2020

02 October, 2020 Ann Porter Parents

The October Edition of Sounds Signs the official newsletter of Aussie Deaf Kids is now available.  Read it online: Sounds  Signs October 2020 To subscribe:

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Aussie Deaf Kids announces the launch of new e-learning course.

24 July, 2020 Ann Porter Parents

Brunswick Heads, NSW. July 24, 2020. Aussie Deaf Kids today announced the launch of their first e-learning course for parents and caregivers, “Making Informed Decisions”. The course was developed with the assistance of an Information, Linkages and Capacity Building grant from the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Ms Ann Porter AM, CEO of Aussie Deaf Kids, said, “The NDIS grant gave us a wonderful opportunity to develop a course that is really at the heart of what we do helping parents to make informed decisions”. The course was developed for parents and caregivers of children with disability to provide decision-making knowledge...

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Share your story

10 July, 2020 Ann Porter Parents

We are working with Hearing Australia on an updated version of CHOICES an information resource for families. Share some of your story in 200-300 words by 31 July 2020.  We are looking for a wide variety of experiences, reflections and ideas to share with families following in your footsteps. Some ideas that might get your story started... If you could go back in time and give yourself some advice about what is to come, what would it be? Any information you think might be useful for other families Tips and tricks you have learnt along the way How did you...

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Aussie Deaf Kids announces resignation of the Chair

18 June, 2020 Ann Porter Parents

Aussie Deaf Kids Limited announces the resignation of Steve Pascoe from the Board of Directors. Mr Pascoe says, “I had hoped to step down at our AGM in November later this year, but unfortunately these last few months has made me realise that I will need to step down sooner than I anticipated.” Mr Pascoe has been a Director since 2013 and Chair since November 2014. The CEO of the organisation, Ann Porter AM, says, “I am sorry to see Mr Pascoe leave the Board but understand his decision. He has overseen a productive period in the life of Aussie...

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Hearing Services from July 1.

05 June, 2020 Ann Porter Parents

Hearing services provided by the Government to eligible people will change on 1 July 2020. The National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Australian Government’s Hearing Services Program will have different roles in providing supports to people with hearing loss. They will work together from 1 July to make sure that quality hearing services continue to be available to people of all ages. To do this there have been some changes, while other things remain the same.   For more information  The future of hearing services Your hearing services

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