Oct 2016Deaf Education and Human Rights
Deaf Education and Human Rights Date: 21st of October 2016 Time: 9 - 11.30am Venue: RIDBC North Rocks 361-365 Nor...
Oct 2016Deaf Festival 2016!
Saturday 22nd October 2016. 10am-4pm. North side of Parramatta river between Wilde Avenue and Elizabeth St. What’s H...
Nov 2016Parliament House Tour 2016
We are pleased to announce our Parliament House Tour is taking place this year on Wednesday 23 November 2016, hosted by t...
Nov 2016PODC AGM 2016!
Parents of Deaf Children would like to invite all our members to our Annual General Meeting which will be held this year in the grounds of...
Oct 2016POD Northern Sydney
POD Northern Sydney. Support group for parents of children with hearing loss. Meets on the 4th Monday every month in Gordon...
Sep 2016Parent To Parent Mentor Training
This event has unfortunately had to be cancelled sorry. Another one will be rescheduled for the near future!...
Aug 2016Hearing Awareness Week
Hi everyone! Hearing Awareness Week is just around the corner – August 21 to August 28. This is an opportunity to...
Jun 2016Next edition of Sound News being mailed out
Hi Everyone, we are in the final stages of editing the latest edition of Sound News. Make sure your...
Feb 2016Media Release: Proposal to transfer ownership of Australian Hearing to a private ownership
PROPOSAL TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN HEARING TO A PRIV...
Mar 2016Submission for request of independent study for future delivery of hearing services
On the 7th March, PODC and ADK lodged a submission to parliament requ...
Feb 2016PODC Feedback Survey
PODC is conducting a survey of our members There are only a few questions and we would really love to hear from you. Pleas...
Aug 2014Parent submission re: potential sale of Australian Hearing
Dear Parents and Interested Parties, As you may be aware, in the May 2014 Budg...
Aug 2015PODC's attendance at The Senate Select Committee on Health
On Friday, 10 Jul 2015, PODC represented parents at the Senate Select Committee on Health rega...
Jul 2015PODC Update on hearing services for children
An update on PODC Activities regarding the proposed sale of Australian Hearing and the transition of H...
Jun 2015PODC receives Third Party Verification
Parents of Deaf Children (PODC) is proud to announce that we have recently received the NSW Disability Services St...
Jul 2015PODC's submission to Senate Enquiry into Health
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Parents of Deaf Children
Parents of Deaf Children (PODC), formerly Parent Council for Deaf Education, is a non-profit organisation, supporting families with babies, children and teenagers with hearing loss in NSW. The organisation offers a range of information, support and capacity building services for parents and carers, respecting the method or methods of communication that the family has chosen for their child.
PODC can assist families with free decision making and planning support prior to attending your NDIS planning meetings.Contact us to find out how we can help you to make good decisions for your child.
PODC connects families to others in their local area via POD groups (parent groups). Our quarterly magazine, Sound News, provides information about parenting and educating a child with hearing loss. PODC advocates on behalf of families with government departments and service providers.
Thank you to our supporters
PODC gratefully acknowledges the support of the NSW Department of Ageing, Disabilities & Home Care.