Hearing Awareness Week forum

Taree Quota are collecting old unused hearing aids at Coopers Pharmacy Taree and Wingham. Jessica Hume of Coopers Pharmacy in Manning Mall with Taree Quotarian Dawn Beer.

Taree Quota are collecting old unused hearing aids at Coopers Pharmacy Taree and Wingham. Jessica Hume of Coopers Pharmacy in Manning Mall with Taree Quotarian Dawn Beer.

Sunday August 20 to Sunday August 27 is Hearing Awareness Week.

Taree Quota members invite the community to attend a free public meeting on Wednesday August 23, from 7pm at Club Taree.

The guest speaker is Australian Hearing audiologist Louise Every BSc (Hons), PhD, MClinAud, MAudSA (CCP).

Louise will make a visual presentation and a question and answer session will follow.

Related reading:Quota wants your old hearing aids

In addition, two students who attended the Deaf Camp last year will tell of their amazing experiences at the camp.

Chatham High School teacher, Naomi Austin-Campbell will speak on the next Deaf Camp to be held from September 11-15 at Camp Elim at Forster.

As the numbers of people with hearing loss is projected to rise by 25 per cent (one in four people) by 2050, as a result of our ageing population, Quota looks forward to seeing many visitors attending the session.

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