• Getting loud is in the family

    Getting loud is in the family 17 Sep 2020

    For the Aisha Aboud, each year, Loud Shirt Day is a family affair.
    Participating in the event and fundraising since 2018, the family feel it’s a fun way to give back to the organisation that has supported their son Logan.
    Logan was diagnosed with hearing loss as a newborn. He has unilateral hearing loss

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  • Challenge is just another word for opportunity

    Challenge is just another word for opportunity 15 Sep 2020

    Under Peter’s leadership the Board is focusing more and more on research. It believes the areas of e-learning, Interactive Online Services and collaborative research programs with other organisations will maintain The Shepherd Centre’s position as a world leader in its field.

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  • Father awarded for commitment to son with hearing loss

    Father awarded for commitment to son with hearing loss 14 Sep 2020

    Jacob Hurrell from Copacobana on Sydney’s Central Coast has been named The Shepherd Centre’s 2020 Community Father of the Year.
    Jacob was nominated by his wife Kat for his commitment to his son Heath’s hearing journey. Heath, now 19 months, was born with mild-moderate bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Since diagnosis, Kat says that Jacob,

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  • The changing years

    The changing years 14 Sep 2020

    ‘My specialty,’ says Maree, ‘is hearing impairment, cochlear implants and aural education. I was certified in Auditory-Verbal Therapy in 2000 and one of the few speech pathologists at the time to be qualified in Australia.’

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  • It is great to be able to give back

    It is great to be able to give back 10 Sep 2020

    Joe Symons is one of The Shepherd Centre’s favourite Loud Shirt Day supporters.

    Joe’s journey with The Shepherd Centre began in 1991 when he was diagnosed with moderate to severe hearing loss, aged 2.

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