Parent Council for Deaf Education Inc, (Northrocks NSW)

Acronym: 
PCDE

The Parent Council for Deaf Education provides parents and children with support, information and advocacy, liaises with government, teachers, parents and others to monitor and review the provision of services for deaf and hearing impaired children and their families offers, an advocacy service to approach ministers and government, organises speakers for schools, churches and club meetings. PCDE is able to help with information on the range of educational programs available, the provision of educational support services, the provision of hearing aids, FM transmitters/ receivers etc.To keep families informed PCDE distributes to all members Australia-wide and overseas the quarterly Journal 'Sound News', organises workshops to give parents and children opportunities to meet and learn together.

Contact
Contact name: 
Kate Kennedy
Co-ordinator, Information and Advocacy
Phone 1: 
(02) 9871 3049
Fax: 
(02) 9871 3193
Text Telephone Number: 
(02) 9871 3026
Address
Postal Address: 
D Block
361-365 North Rocks Road
NORTH ROCKS
2151
Access
Opening hours: 
Mon - Wed
Disabilities: 
Hearing impairment, deafness
Activities: 
Parent support groups, parent workshops, quarterly magazine
Service details
Fees: 
Membership $33pa individual, $66 organisations
Area: 
Sydney metropolitan and Country NSW, ACT, Canberra
Clients: 
Specialising in services for deaf/hearing impaired children, specifically serving parents/families
Funding: 
Grant from DADHC, subscription and donations by individuals and organizations. Partnership with Deaf Children Australia.
Publications: 
Quarterly Journal 'Sound News', Book 'Where Do We Go From Here?'(a guide for parents of children who have been newly diagnosed as deaf or hearing impa
Resources: 
Information resources, advocacy services, library, community education conferences and seminars, technical equipment information

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