Mar 2015Toolkit for School Transition
Is your child ready to make the transition to primary school, high school or post-school life? A panel of parents will...
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...
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...
Mar 2015Play in the Park on Sat 14 March 2.30pm
Please join Parents of Deaf Children at Heffron Pedal Park, 30 Jersey Rd, Maroubra on Saturday 14 March...
May 2015Gathering insight into the NDIS
On Wednesday, 20 May 2015 from 7.00pm - 9.00pm, Parents of Deaf Children will be hosting a panel discussion involving cur...
Dec 2014Differntiation and Adjustments for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
The Renwick Centre has passed on an excellent article titled ‘Differentiation...
Apr 20152015 Veronica James Science Challenge
This annual event to be held on 18 and 19 April 2015, aims to teach children with hearing impairment about science...
Dec 2014Australian Hearing Campaign update
Dear PODC members and families, As you are no doubt aware, the Government has commissioned Price Waterhouse Coopers...
Nov 2014Media Release - deaf and blind children in Sydney catholic Schools at risk
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Deaf and Blind Children at risk in Sy...
Aug 2014Open Letter to Parents re: Potential Sale of Australian Hearing
Parents voice concerns over Federal Government plans to privatise Australian Hearing....
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 2014Media Release -parent response to proposed sale of AH
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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.
Thank you to our supporters
PODC gratefully acknowledges the support of the NSW Department of Ageing, Disabilities & Home Care.