Helping children to reach their full potential.

Calling for research participants with atresia

Study 1: Help us understand how children with atresia perform at school

Hear and Say is calling for children aged 6-12 years with atresia to participate in an exciting new project; “Language, academic, and quality of life outcomes for children with atresia”.

We will ask you to do:

  •  Simple questionnaires
  •  Language and reasoning tasks

If you, or someone you know can help us out, please contact: Anna Hyland (Research Officer) for more information.
E: | P: (07) 3850 2111

Study 2: Decision-Making in Microtia

Researchers from Harvard Medical School are seeking parents of children aged 3-12 with microtia and atresia to participate in this exciting new study.

They will ask you to:

  • Take a short phone interview
  • Fill in a brief survey

Your participation will help guide clinicians to tailor treatments to suit the desires of patients more fully in the future.

For more information contact Dr Joseph Dusseldorp (Lead Clinical Investigator).


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Maia’s Story

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.

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We'd love to hear from you!

Please feel free to call us on (07) 3850 2111 or visit the Contact Us page for more details.

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