• City2Surf 2016 – Meet Team Shepherd Centre 21 Jul 2016

    On Sunday 14th August around 80,000 people will be hitting the streets of Sydney to compete in Sydney’s annual fun run City2Surf.
    Amongst the throng, will be a team of 50 staff, families and supporters of The Shepherd Centre who will be walking, jogging and skipping  along the 14km course in gold and blue to help raise funds and awareness of the

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  • Connecting through music 07 Apr 2016

    The Shepherd Centre recently wrapped up its music therapy program, MusicConnect, at our Newtown centre and is delighted families enjoyed it!
    MusicConnect encourages positive parent-child interaction through a range of music activities.
    Our Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Tess, who co-lead the program with MusicConnect’s music therapy specialist, Roxanne, said it was fantastic.
    “Roxanne had

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  • Important announced changes to Australian Hearing and NAL 12 Feb 2016

    As you may have seen the Government has today announced its willingness to consider the bid for Australian Hearing and NAL from a private consortium of RIDBC, Cochlear and Macquarie University (a news item on this is here: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/politics/federal/2016/02/12/consortium-bid-for-australian-hearing.html).
    This bid is in anticipation of the contestability of the Australian Hearing Community Service Obligations (CSOs,

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  • Professional development program for teachers, speech pathologists 08 Feb 2016

    The Shepherd Centre is now hosting development workshops for professionals working with children with hearing loss.

    Who should attend?

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  • Ready for big school! 08 Feb 2016

    By Siobhan McAlary
    When school resumes later this month The Shepherd Centre’s newest graduates will be celebrating their latest milestone.  A total of 48 children – the largest ever-graduating class in Shepherd Centre history – have just finished the best part of five years of early intervention developing their language and listening skills. Now each

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