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Parent support groups

Parent support groups provide an opportunity to meet other parents with a deaf child. Support groups can be an important source of information and emotional support for parents. The groups listed below are organised by parents for parents and provide an opportunity for parents to meet and interact with other parents who have chosen a variety of different options for their child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

Find a parent support group in your state.

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Australian Capital Territory

There is currently no parent support group in the ACT.

New South Wales

Statewide
Parents of Deaf Children
PO Box 4748
North Rocks NSW 2151
Phone: 02 9871 3049
Website: http://www.podc.org.au

Dubbo
Dubbo & District Parent Support Group for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Inc
Email: dubbodistrictdeafclub@gmail.com
Website: http://www.hearourheart.org/dubbo--district-deaf-club.html

Gordon
POD Northern Sydney
Phone: PODC: 02 9871 3049
Email: info@podc.org.au

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Northern Territory

There are currently no parent support groups in the Northern Territory.

Queensland

Statewide
POD QLD
Email: pod.qld@gmail.com 

Brisbane
Australian Microtia and Atresia Support Centre
Email: simone@hearandsaycentre.com.au

Townsville
Children with Hearing Impairment Parent Support (CHIPS)
Email: CHIPS@DISCUSSIONS.eq.edu.au

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South Australia

There are currently no parent support groups in South Australia

Tasmania

There are currently no parent support groups in Tasmania

Victoria

Contact Deaf Children Australia
Website: http://deafchildrenaustralia.org.au/

Western Australia

West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children
53 Curtin Avenue
Cottesloe WA 6011
Phone:  08 9385 3557
Email: wafdc@optusnet.com.au
Website: http://wafdc.org.au/

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Online parent support groups
International parent support groups

Disclaimer: The information contained on this website is not intended as a substitute for independent professional advice.

05-Feb-2019 4:01 PM (AEST)