BAYSIDE COMMUNITY INFORMATION DIRECTORY

The Shepherd Centre - Newtown

Phone: 02 9370 4400; 02 9351 7881 (TTY)

Fax: 02 9370 4499

Location: 146 Burren St, Newtown NSW 2042

Mail: PO Box 871, Strawberry Hills NSW 2012

Email:

Web: www.shepherdcentre.org.au

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Description: An auditory/verbal program for children with hearing impairment in NSW and the ACT. An individual service plan is developed for each child and their family. Also has a Cochlear Implant program in conjunction with Sydney Children's Hospital for 0-18 year olds. Support in integration into pre-schools and hold a weekly playgroup. A teleintervention course is available for country and interstate families. Regular Parent Education program and annual Residential Workshop for country and interstate families. Also centres at Macquarie, Liverpool, Wollongong & Canberra - visitors welcome at all centres. In-service training for mainstream staff.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Fees: None

Contact: Toll Free: 1800 020 030

Referral: GP referral required

Transport: 15min walk from Redfern train station or 1 min from Macdonaldtown Station. Parking available. Some home visiting.

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps, accessible toilets, hearing loops)

Area Served: NSW; ACT; TAS

Languages (other than English): Interpreters available through TIS Ph: 131 450

Facilities Note: Parent video and book library, hearing loop, conference room

Volunteering Note: This service accepts the service of volunteers.

Keywords: People with a Disability; Children and Families; Special Education; Early Intervention; Playgroups; Hearing Impairment; Preschool Volunteers; Cochlear Implant; Parenting Skills; Audiology; Speech Impairment; Family Counselling; NDIS Provider; NDIS Assist-Life Stage Transition; NDIS Development-Life Skills; NDIS Early Childhood Supports; NDIS Hearing Equipment; NDIS Hearing Services; NDIS Specialised Hearing Services; NDIS Support Coordination; NDIS Therapeutic Supports

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