- Munch and Learn: 3 – 4 years
- LAUNCHPad: 4 – 5 years
- ROCKET: 5 – 6 years
- PLANET: 6 – 7 years
- COMET: 8 – 11 years
- MARS: 8 – 12 years (held in conjunction with the Microtia and Atresia conference)
- STAR: 12 – 15 years
- Hear to Live: 16+ years
For families, babies, children, teens and young adults
Teaching the skills to overcome common challenges experienced day-to-day – be it socially, at school or university, through work or in the community.
The programs are specifically aligned to age groups, developmental stages and use curriculum specifically tailored to those who are deaf or hard of hearing. They provide a safe, welcoming space for participants to grow social skills and confidence through connection with peers.
Some programs take place on a weekly or fortnightly basis, while others are scheduled during school holidays or other times throughout the year.
Through these programs, participants will:
We also offer regular group programs, across all of our centres, for parents and their young children with hearing loss. These groups include opportunities to practise, in a supportive setting, those skills learned in therapy appointments. They also provide families with the chance to connect with other parents and carers in similar situations and give children the chance to learn to take turns, share and communicate with their peers through craft, role play, stories and songs.
“The COMET program is a wonderful experience. I loved the activities that we completed [and] learning and understanding what’s happening to us with how we hear and how and what we think.”
Nine-year-old Mackenzie, online COMET participant
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