Hear and Say are hearing loss and speech development experts.

LAUNCH Pad

Learning and Using New Communicative Habits.

LAUNCH Pad (Learning and Using New Communication Habits) is a program that assists Kindergarten and Pre-Prep kids with hearing loss and focusses on specific skills that promote school readiness.

The program is designed to help children become ready for school and the social and emotional challenges that occur during this time, helping refine their interpersonal skills in a safe and supportive environment.

 

Program Benefits

Launchpad will enable children with hearing loss to prepare for school and help them have a positive experience.

  • Communication
  • Build resilience
  • Persistence
  • Organization
  • Getting along
  • Early literacy
  • Build confidence
  • Communication
  • Identify feelings and express emotions
  • Regulate and manage feelings and emotions in difficult situations

 

Hear and Say is an NDIS provider and our LAUNCH Pad program is eligible to be funded by the NDIS.

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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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