Why We Do What We Do – West Australian Foundation for Deaf Children
Why We Do What We Do 2017-05-30T08:29:07+00:00

Why We Do What We Do

Parents struggle to navigate the complex and challenging medical, therapeutic and educational pathway for managing a child with hearing loss

A deaf child is

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more at risk of mental health issues associated with the challenges of being misunderstood and social isolation

There are at least:

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deaf school age children in WA

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babies are born deaf in Australia each year

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attend mainstream schools where they are one of few with profound hearing loss

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have hearing parents who are initially not aware and can have difficulty understanding their challenges