• 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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  • 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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