First Voice advocates for world-class early intervention services that give deaf children
the listening and spoken language skills necessary to achieve mainstream education,
employment of choice and social integration within the hearing world.
Members include some of the largest, oldest and most respected centres providing services for childhood hearing loss in Australia and New Zealand. They lead the world in listening and spoken language therapies for children who are deaf or hearing impaired.
The Founding Members of First Voice are:
Cora Barclay Centre, South Australia http://corabarclay.com.au
Hear & Say, Queensland http://www.hearandsay.com.au/
Taralye, an RIDBC service http://www.taralye.org.au
Telethon Speech & Hearing, Western Australia http://www.tsh.org.au/
The Shepherd Centre, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory http://shepherdcentre.org.au/
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) https://www.ridbc.org.au/
The Hearing House, New Zealand (affiliated) http://www.hearinghouse.co.nz/
Auditory Verbal UK, United Kingdom https://www.avuk.org/
To find out more, click here to visit the First Voice website http://www.firstvoice.org.au/