• Graduate Gabriel is school-ready in both English and Portuguese

    Graduate Gabriel is school-ready in both English and Portuguese 13 Dec 2019

    A graduate from The Shepherd Centre Newtown is starting ‘big school’ with speaking and listening skills in both English and Portuguese. 
    Gabriel is one of three brothers all born profoundly deaf. Gabriel’s parents wanted to ensure their boys could understand Portuguese as well as English so they could communicate with relatives overseas and better understand

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  • A tale of a warrior princess and her magic ears

    A tale of a warrior princess and her magic ears 13 Dec 2019

     
    Each year at Graduation, parents of the graduating children are invited to speak.
    This year, parents of Olive O’Hagan, aged 5, delivered their speech in the form of a fairy tale, as their daughter loves princesses.
    Presented at the Macquarie Graduation ceremony held at Cochlear HQ, the speech shared Olive’s moving journey and it’s

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  • The Shepherd Centre’s 50th Anniversary Gala

    The Shepherd Centre’s 50th Anniversary Gala 18 Nov 2019

    The Shepherd Centre is celebrating 50 years. Join us for our gala dinner in May 2020.

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  • Sarah’s Legacy

    Sarah’s Legacy 18 Nov 2019

    Sarah was moved to leave a gift in her will after seeing the isolating effects that hearing loss had on her family members.

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  • Power of Speech 2019

    Power of Speech 2019 28 Oct 2019

    On Tuesday 22nd October, six inspirational children (aged 7-8) with hearing loss took centre-stage at Parliament House in Canberra at the annual First Voice Power of Speech event supported by Cochlear Limited.
    The breakfast event kicked off early with many of our nation’s leaders present to witness these incredible children address the topic of “My

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