Cockburn Gazette - - HEALTH FOR YOUR EARS -

JOIN the Deaf­ness Coun­cil WA at events through­out Hear­ing Aware­ness Week 2017.

The main event of the week is Q&A NDIS – New Fron­tiers for Deaf­ness, on how the NDIS has an im­pact on peo­ple who are deaf or hear­ing-im­paired.

Host Deaf­ness Coun­cil WA pres­i­dent Barry MacKin­non will be joined by mod­er­a­tor Geof Parry from Chan­nel 7 News and a panel of com­mu­nity rep­re­sen­ta­tives from across the sec­tor.

The event will be held at The Boule­vard Cen­tre, Floreat, on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 23, at 10am.

To book ques­tions to the panel and RSVP, email jed­­ter­hear­ingwa

A hear­ing bus is trav­el­ling around Perth through­out the week of­fer­ing free hear­ing tests. Visit the bus at Am­cal Ar­madale Haynes Phar­macy on Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 23, and Kar­rinyup Shop­ping Cen­tre on Thurs­day, Au­gust 24.

You can get a free hear­ing test with Telethon Speech & Hear­ing on Tues­day, Au­gust 22, at 36 Dodd Street, Wem­b­ley, 9am- 4pm or Thurs­day, Au­gust 24, at Cock­burn In­te­grated Health & Com­mu­nity Fa­cil­ity, 11 Went­worth Pa­rade, Suc­cess, 10am-2pm.

The Big Aussie Hear­ing Check is also of­fer­ing free hear­ing tests un­til Fri­day, Au­gust 25. To find your near­est lo­ca­tion, call 131 797 or visit­gaussie hear­

Head to Face­­cience to see videos up­loaded through­out the week on a range of new hear­ing tech­nol­ogy.

The WA Deaf So­ci­ety will host a Baby Sign and Su­per Fun Play Day, on Fri­day, Au­gust 25, 10am-noon, at unit 46, 5 Aberdeen Street, East Perth.

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