• 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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  • There is no substitute for books in the life of a child 03 Dec 2014

    Books are a priceless gift for not only for children with hearing loss, but for all children.
    As Maya Angelou once said:

    At The Shepherd Centre, our therapists use books as valuable tools to help the children progress on their journey of learning to listen and speak. Specifically, books are used to teach ‘Theory

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  • Congratulations to our Class of 2014 28 Nov 2014

    As the end of the year approaches, another group of children prepare to leave The Shepherd Centre and embark on a new adventure at ‘big school’. Many of these children, our ‘Class of 2014’, have been attending The Shepherd Centre since they were just a few months old, and our staff have had the privilege

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  • GiveAbility Day at Westfield 11 Nov 2014

    This past Saturday, Westfield Chatswood and Liverpool held GiveAbility Day in support of The Shepherd Centre.
    There were a wide array of activities at each of the shopping centres including, a sausage sizzle, book signing and a gold coin donation manicure station, just to name a few with all proceeds from the day going to The

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  • Past Graduate Profile: Quinten 11 Nov 2014

    Quinten is seven years old and was born with a profound hearing loss in his left ear.
    He loves science, enjoys playing the piano and recently discovered a love of reading, especially poetry.

    He has been going to The Shepherd Centre in Roseville since he was two years old. After a long journey that involved many different devices,

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