HAW has activities planned around the country. To start the ball rolling is the Australian Hearing Hub Open House this Saturday 23rd August, to raise awareness about healthy hearing and the services available at the Australian Hearing Hub.
The annual HAW is managed by Deafness Forum. It has a dedicated website with information about the history of hearing devices, a loud noise simulator, how hearing works, what’s on, resources, fact sheets and a dedicated section for schools.
Information for schools include a YouTube clip: ‘Top tips for teachers working with students with a hearing loss’; making a difference through accessibility, a school curriculum-based hearing health program (with resources), an online teacher training course and information about our CAP THAT! campaign complete with resources about finding, turning on and using captions in the classroom.
Schools around the country will have the opportunity to engage in awareness raising activities and improve the hearing health of all their students during HAW and beyond.
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