• Walker Books and The Shepherd Centre join forces to improve literacy in children with hearing loss

    Walker Books and The Shepherd Centre join forces to improve literacy in children with hearing loss 15 Aug 2019

    Local children’s book publisher teams up with local children’s charity to announce partnership during Book Week
     Wednesday 14th August 2019: World-leading early intervention specialists, The Shepherd Centre for deaf children, will launch a partnership with Newtown-based children’s book publisher Walker Books Australia, on Tuesday 20th August at 9.30am (at The Shepherd Centre’s head office in

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  • Now What? A Math Tale – Book Review

    Now What? A Math Tale – Book Review 05 Aug 2019

    Now What? A Math Tale

    Written by Robie H. Harris
    Illustrated by Chris Chatterton
    Book review by Listening & Spoken Language Therapist, Tess, from our Newtown centre.
    I am not usually excited by a book that has “a math tale” in the title, but “Now What –A Math Tale” is definitely an exception. This

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  • The countdown to Loud Shirt Day 2019 is on!

    The countdown to Loud Shirt Day 2019 is on! 05 Aug 2019

    In 2019 Loud Shirt Day will be held on October 18.

    Loud Shirt Day is a day to wear a loud, vibrant party shirt to your office, workplace or school an raise funds and awareness for children who are deaf or hearing impaired.
    Funds raised will help to support children at The Shepherd Centre,

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  • Corporate Volunteers from Dolby Share Musical Moments with Preschoolers

    Corporate Volunteers from Dolby Share Musical Moments with Preschoolers 16 Jul 2019

    In June a group of corporate volunteers from sound technology company Dolby Australia spent a day at The Shepherd Centre’s preschool in Liverpool.
    During their visit, the team from Dolby helped create craft for therapy sessions with the children and brought along musical instruments for the kids to explore sound. 
    Staff from The Shepherd

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  • Listening & Spoken Language Therapist Berlin-Bound for Opera Performance

    Listening & Spoken Language Therapist Berlin-Bound for Opera Performance 16 Jul 2019

    One of The Shepherd Centre’s talented Listening & Spoken Language Therapist’s Rebecca MacCallion is headed to Berlin to perform in Don Giovanni  by W.A Mozart at The Berlin Opera Academy. Rebecca is passionate about the use of music to help children with hearing loss to listening & speak. We sat down with Rebecca to hear about her family connection

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