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New Chair for Aussie Deaf Kids

24 November, 2020 Ann Porter

Aussie Deaf Kids today announced the appointment of their new Chair, Mrs Roslyn Wyburn. Mrs Wyburn has been appointed to the position, effective 19 November 2020. The CEO, Mrs Ann Porter AM commented, “I am delighted that Ros has agreed to take on the role of Chair for Aussie Deaf Kids. She has been a Director since November 2017 and is an experienced parent leader with both professional and personal expertise regarding the NDIS and hearing loss. I look forward to continuing our collaborative working relationship in the coming years.” Mrs Wyburn has a son with hearing loss and additional...

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Sounds & Signs - November 2020

05 November, 2020 Ann Porter

The November Edition of Sounds Signs the official newsletter of Aussie Deaf Kids is now available.  Read it online: Sounds  Signs November 2020 To subscribe: https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/newsletter-signup...

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Children aged 8-10 needed for research study

22 October, 2020 Ann Porter

The University of Melbourne Melbourne Graduate School of Education Complex language development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing DHH) We would like to invite you and your child to participate in our project investigating the development of complex language in children who are deaf or hard of hearing. This project will look at children’s development of complex grammar that is required for literacy and academic success. The aims of this study are to better understand how children who are DHH develop complex language structures and which ones are more difficult for them to learn. This can help...

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Parent Guide - Unilateral Hearing Loss

08 October, 2020 Ann Porter

This is a Guide for parents by Janet DesGeorges, Executive Director of hands Voices in the US. The guide is created from the Consensus practice parameter: audiological assessment and management of unilateral hearing loss in children. The purpose of this document is to facilitate effective communication between families and providers, develop a shared understanding of the impact of UHL, and generate a mutually acceptable evaluation and management plan based on the unique and individualized needs of your child and family.  This project was funded by Phonak. Download: Guide for understanding best practice recommendations for children with unilateral hearing loss...

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Sounds & Signs - October 2020

02 October, 2020 Ann Porter

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: https://www.aussiedeafkids.org.au/newsletter-signup...

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