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Winten with his Grandma Trish Trish is Winten’s Grandma and she has been a part of Winten’s Hear and Say journey from the very beginning. Trish comes to the Hear and Say centre in Brisbane with her grandson on a regular basis and for her, family is the most important thing in the world. “I’m fortunate to be able to spend every second Tuesday with Winten. I picked Tuesday because that’s the day he goes to Hear and Say and I love it! We have such a great time and as a grandmother, there is no greater pleasure than seeing my grandson happy.” “We are a very close, tight-knit ...
Susannah McKelvey, one of Hear and Say’s Listening and Spoken Language Specialists, has been working with Winten and his family since they first came to Hear and Say in 2017, “In my eyes, the best outcome would be for Hear and Say to be able to continue to support Winten and his family on their journey for as long as it takes to reach his full potential”. When I first met Winten, I knew how much he would benefit from being at Hear and Say, not just for him but for his whole family. Our therapy program encompasses the needs of the whole child, including occupational therapy and ...
At 9.10pm on 24 October 2013 our beautiful daughter Maia was born.
The moment of elation was short-lived as we immediately noticed her left ear was missing. I frantically looked to the medical team around me for answers but received none.
Panic set in as we waited 4 days in hospital for an ENT to explain her condition, by which point we already had all the answers from Simone, who runs the Microtia and Atresia Program at Hear and Say.