May 2015Media Release - Deaf Children and the budget
What does the next Federal Budget hold for deaf babies, children and young adults? Parents of deaf chil...
May 2015open letter to Govt about Aust Hearing
Parent organisations have written an open letter to government to raise parent concerns about the lack of consult...
Feb 2015Pre Budget Submission by Parents
RE: 2015-16 Pre- Budget Submission Parents of Deaf Children, Aussie Deaf Kids and Canberra Deaf Children’s Asso...
Aug 2014Parent submission re: potential sale of Australian Hearing
Dear Parents and Interested Parties, As you may be aware, in the May 2014 Budg...
Apr 2015Navigating the NDIS - The Wyburn Family's Story
Mark and Roslyn Wyburn live in Newcastle, NSW. They have three children, Nicholas 14, Anna 11 and L...
May 2015PODC NDIS information Night
Parents and carers and interested parties, You are warmly invited to attend our information night and panel discussion:...
Feb 2015POD Northern Sydney Dates 2015
POD Northern Sydney will meet on the following dates at Ku-ring-gai Library meeting room, 799 Pacific Highway, Gordon (7.0...
Dec 2014Differntiation and Adjustments for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
The Renwick Centre has passed on an excellent article titled ‘Differentiation...
Dec 2014Australian Hearing Campaign update
Dear PODC members and families, As you are no doubt aware, the Government has commissioned Price Waterhouse Coopers...
Aug 2014Open Letter to Parents re: Potential Sale of Australian Hearing
Parents voice concerns over Federal Government plans to privatise Australian Hearing....
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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 advocacy services for parents and carers, respecting the method or methods of communication that the family has chosen for their 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.
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PODC gratefully acknowledges the support of the NSW Department of Ageing, Disabilities & Home Care.