Our Mission

To empower parents in NSW to support their deaf/hearing-impaired children in reaching their full potential through information, support networks and representation.

Key priority areas

  • Strengthening parent support networks
  • Contributing to a statewide and national voice for parents of NSW
  • Enhancing the identity of PODC and its operational structures

Organisational expectations

  • Provide strong representation on behalf of its parents in NSW
  • Influence government policy in the areas of health, education and disability
  • Support parents through a range of information provision
  • Raise community awareness of deafness
  • Bring together families
  • Increase the parent support networks across NSW
  • Empower parents to become self advocates



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