• Teleintervention program for deaf kids launched in Orange 26 Jun 2017

    A new online program “Talk Together Connect” aimed at helping hearing impaired children in regional areas learn to listen and speak was officially launched in Orange, thanks to a $106,000 grant from Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation.

    ‘We’ve always supported children in regional areas,’ says Dr Jim Hungerford, ‘but this new program allows families to connect

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  • Aussie TV star Mike Goldman to champion deaf and hearing impaired children 22 May 2017

    Leading children’s charity The Shepherd Centre has announced Australian TV presenter and actor Mike Goldman as the organisation’s official ambassador. Goldman will be helping to raise awareness of the importance of early intervention support for hearing impaired children across the country.
    Goldman, who is known for his time hosting Big Brother Australia and role in

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  • Meet our new City2Surf Team Ambassador – Stephen Tang 17 May 2017

    Our past graduate, Stephen Tang, is the new City2Surf Team Ambassador for our Alumni Club, Beyond Sound.
    He is looking forward to helping out all graduates – past and future – who join the Alumni Team for this year’s City2Surf.
    ‘With more members in the team there’s more potential to raise funds, and a

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  • Soundwaves – Autumn issue

    Soundwaves – Autumn issue 20 Mar 2017

    The Autumn issue of the Soundwaves newsletter is now out!
    Packed full of the latest news and events, and revealing some exciting future plans, this latest issue is one not to be missed!
    Keep an eye out for the bright smile of our Autumn issue cover star, Leo, who graduated from our Newtown centre late

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  • World Hearing Day: Early intervention drives lifelong success for deaf children

    World Hearing Day: Early intervention drives lifelong success for deaf children 03 Mar 2017

    Results of Australian-first study revealed on World Hearing Day
    Concern over future funding for crucial programs
    World Hearing Day – Friday 3rd March 2017

    The results of an Australian-first study into the education, employment and social outcomes of hearing impaired children who receive early intervention therapy have been revealed today – marking World

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