Programs and Services

We offer a system of programs and services to encompass the needs of infants, toddlers, school-age children and teenagers. We also have an extensive offering for professionals including professional learning and development opportunities, innovative digital tools and courses.

Explore our programs and services today.

Early Intervention

Give your child the best start in life with our world-leading Early Intervention Service. Our holistic model includes individual and group programs. Enquire today.

School-Age Services

The Shepherd Centre provides a range of school-age services in NDIS areas. We can visit your child’s school as well as offering one-to-one and group programs.

First Sounds Implant Program

A joint initiative with the Sydney Children’s Hospital Randwick to provide medical, audiological and family support and programs for children and their families who are considering an implantable hearing solution such as cochlear implants or bone conduction implant systems.

Unilateral & Mild Hearing Loss Program

Our Sound Direction Plus program is specifically tailored for children with unilateral and mild levels of hearing loss. Sessions include regular functional listening checks, appointments with all members of the transdisciplinary team and a uniquely tailored program to your child’s needs. Enquire today.

Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists

We work closely with a team of Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists to ensure your child is using the most appropriate hearing devices to provide them with optimal levels of access to sound to develop their communication skills. Enquire today.

The Shepherd Centre

The Shepherd Centre is a registered Service Provider with the NDIS and we can help you at any stage of your NDIS planning process. Navigating the world of NDIS can be hard and confusing. If your child has hearing loss, we provide you with full NDIS support from start to finish.


Children who access our Online Telehealth Service achieve the same outcomes as families who visit centres in person. All programs, services and groups can be accessed through our Online Telehealth System and flexible access options.

Inclusive Preschools

A caring Preschool environment for children available at Liverpool and Wollongong. Our Preschool Programs offer small, language-rich environments to support children both with and without hearing loss in an integrated environment.

Rural & Remote Services

The Shepherd Centre team regularly visits rural and regional areas of NSW and Tasmania to provide local support for families. These sessions complement the Telehealth sessions and programs undertaken by our families.

Youth Mentoring

Life’s not easy when you’re a teenager – and if you’re deaf or hard of hearing, it can be even trickier. That’s why we are delighted to partner with Hear For You to offer an accessible and evidence-based mentoring program for young people aged 12-18 who are deaf.

Professional Development

We to equip teachers, educators, speech pathologists, paediatric audiologists, therapists, allied health professionals and parents. Sign up for one of our Professional Development courses today.


HearHub’s innovative online tools and courses provide professionals with a suite of unique resources to support children and their families. HearHub is a revolution in clinical practice. Experience HearHub today.

Did you know?

Over 30% of our children use a language in addition to English. If English is not your first language and you require additional support, we offer interpreter services on request.

Choose the right provider for your family

The Shepherd Centre is an internationally recognised world-leader in our field. We have one of the highest numbers of internationally accredited Listening and Spoken Language Specialists in Australia.

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