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Report on the Inquiry into the 2017-18 Annual Reports of the Department of Health and Australian Hearing

05 April, 2019 Ann Porter

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport today presented its Report on the Inquiry into the 2017-18 Annual Reports of the Department of Health and Australian Hearing. The inquiry focused on hearing services, and investigated recent developments in government hearing health policy. Read the report:  https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House/Health_Aged_Care_and_Sport/2017-18AnnualReports...

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Roadmap for Hearing Health

05 April, 2019 Ann Porter

Australia’s first Hearing Health Roadmap has been created to improve the lives of the millions of Australians affected by hearing loss. The actions outlined in the Roadmap involve a wide range of stakeholders including consumer and community groups, suppliers and providers, manufacturers, and researchers.The Roadmap was reviewed by the Council of Australian Governments COAG) Health Council on Friday 8th of March, to spearhead a coordinated effort to improve hearing health. More information: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/roadmap-for-hearing-health...

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2018 Annual Report

14 December, 2018 Ann Porter

Our 2018 Annual Report is now available online. For more information: https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/annual-reports...

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ANSD - A webinar for parents

29 October, 2018 Ann Porter

The webinar presented by Dr Kirsty Gardner-Berry on Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder ANSD) is now available on our website.  https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/ansd-webinar-for-parents We would like Dr Gardner-Berry for her time and enthusiasm for this project...

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NDIS Pathway - Hearing Stream 0-6 years

02 October, 2018 Ann Porter

Thank you to all the parents who participated in the NDIA Parent Workshop in August. Everyone present contributed so effectively in sharing their experience and providing such strong insights.  Following the workshop, the NDIA have done some more work to emphasise the strong support role of the ECEI partner in supporting parents through the pathway experience.      NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Partners will work with families with agreement to provide information about all communication approaches.  NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Partners will support families to link with their chosen services as needed, and when they are ready. The NDIS...

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