• Loud Shirt Day 2016 – Billy’s blog

    Loud Shirt Day 2016 – Billy’s blog 26 Aug 2016

    Friday, October 28 2016
    Well, my loud shirters, it’s time to bid you all a sad fur-well. My days of dog-blogging are buried!
    It’s been fun sharing a tail or two with you and I’ve loved seeing all your Loud Shirt Day fun!   A big round of ap-paws to you all for your incredible fundraising

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  • Connecting through music 07 Apr 2016

    The Shepherd Centre recently wrapped up its music therapy program, MusicConnect, at our Newtown centre and is delighted families enjoyed it!
    MusicConnect encourages positive parent-child interaction through a range of music activities.
    Our Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Tess, who co-lead the program with MusicConnect’s music therapy specialist, Roxanne, said it was fantastic.
    “Roxanne had

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  • Important announced changes to Australian Hearing and NAL 12 Feb 2016

    As you may have seen the Government has today announced its willingness to consider the bid for Australian Hearing and NAL from a private consortium of RIDBC, Cochlear and Macquarie University (a news item on this is here: http://www.9news.com.au/health/2016/02/12/09/46/consortium-makes-australian-hearing-bid).
    This bid is in anticipation of the contestability of the Australian Hearing Community Service Obligations (CSOs,

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  • Professional development program for teachers, speech pathologists 08 Feb 2016

    The Shepherd Centre is now hosting development workshops for professionals working with children with hearing loss.

    Who should attend?

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  • Ready for big school! 08 Feb 2016

    By Siobhan McAlary
    When school resumes later this month The Shepherd Centre’s newest graduates will be celebrating their latest milestone.  A total of 48 children – the largest ever-graduating class in Shepherd Centre history – have just finished the best part of five years of early intervention developing their language and listening skills. Now each

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