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  • John James Foundation supporting our most vulnerable families

    John James Foundation supporting our most vulnerable families 26 Nov 2021

    Raising a child is a financial challenge for any family. However, a disability such as hearing loss can lead to a significant financial burden, with an ever-present build-up of costs for treatment and therapy.
    This is especially difficult for families who do not have access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), or do not

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  • Thank you James N. Kirby Foundation

    Thank you James N. Kirby Foundation 19 Oct 2021

    The Shepherd Centre is unique in its impact on children with hearing loss and their families.
    We offer a comprehensive range of services not found elsewhere. As a result, our children achieve world-leading life outcomes, thriving in mainstream education and reaching their full potential.
    However, we know that there are limits to what one organisation

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  • Hear For You ceases as an Entity – CEO David Brady’s position

    Hear For You ceases as an Entity – CEO David Brady’s position 01 Sep 2021

    On Monday 30 August 2021, the members of Hear For You approved the formal integration of Hear For You into The Shepherd Centre from Wednesday 1 September 2021.
    This completes a busy past 8 months of detailed discussions between the boards of the two organisations, and the two organisations operations teams have been working together

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  • Healthy Kids Bus goes to Hillston and Hay

    Healthy Kids Bus goes to Hillston and Hay 24 Jun 2021

    Together with Royal Far West, The Shepherd Centre is proud to be providing early intervention and life-changing support to rural children.
    Last month one of our Listening and Spoken Language Therapists, Marina Ghabriel, travelled to Hillston and Hay in regional NSW with our partners Royal Far West. The aim of the Healthy Kids Bus

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  • Helping us meet demand in Canberra

    Helping us meet demand in Canberra 15 Jun 2021

    Deaf children need intensive support in order to develop effective speech and communication skills.
    Without these skills, they may face social isolation and exclusion from the community. They may also struggle to learn at school or find secure work as young adults.
    Ultimately, because of these challenges, they may experience life-long disadvantage.
    For 50

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