• Off to School for our graduates 04 Feb 2015

    Shoes have been polished, names tags sewn in and lunch boxes are on standby. The school year begins this week, and for our 2014 graduates and their families, it’s a week they’ve been preparing for quite some time.
    For some families, it has been years of weekly auditory-verbal therapy sessions, and countless hours of practicing

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  • Where is the Green Sheep? 23 Jan 2015

    Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox (with illustrations by Judy Horacek) is a favorite amongst our therapists for their sessions, as well as being much-loved by the children who read this book!
    This is an exciting and interactive story focusing on finding a ‘green sheep’. For parents, this book is simple and quick

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  • Past Graduate Profile: Isabella Rosati 15 Jan 2015

    Isabella Rosati grew up in Bayview on the NSW Northern Beaches as one of four children.
    Born profoundly deaf, Isabella’s hearing loss wasn’t diagnosed until she was two-and-a-half years old. With little experience of hearing loss, Isabella’s mother Kerrie recalled a chance meeting at a party with The Shepherd Centre’s long-serving Listening and Spoken Language

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  • The Shepherd Centre announces partnership with FICAP 14 Jan 2015

    The Shepherd Centre is delighted to announce a three-year partnership with the Financial Industry Community Aid Program (FICAP), which will see the organisation become FICAP’s charity partner for 2015-2017. The Shepherd Centre was chosen from a remarkable short list of charities, with FICAP receiving a record number of nominations this year.
    Chris Larsen, FICAP’s Chairman for

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  • Professor Graeme Clark wins Russ prize 12 Jan 2015

    Congratulations to Professor Graeme Clark who has won the 2015 Russ Prize. The award is presented every two years by the Washington-based National Academy of Engineering and was shared with four other cochlear implant developers from the US and Austria.
    Professor Clark, in the mid-1960s, while working as an ear surgeon in Melbourne, came upon

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