We work to ensure all Deaf and hard of hearing children in New Zealand will have the skills and knowledge to enjoy fulfilling and satisfying lives. We do this by providing:
- Access to support and resources to achieve academic potential
- Pastoral care to nurture wellbeing and help form identity
Our services ensure students have what they need to access the NZ Curriculum and become happy and engaged learners.
Hearing aid servicing
We supply batteries and a repair service for hearing aids, hearing aid accessories and FM systems.Get more info
Through us, students get hearing assessments, device fittings, progress monitoring and more.Get more info
Cochlear implant programme
Find out how a cochlear implant works and how to access the programme in your area.Get more info
Find out how students’ who primarily use New Zealand Sign Language are supported in schools.Get more info
Find out how Deaf students, their families and teachers can improve their signing skills.Get more info
Taupua mō nga rohe
Support is available throughout New Zealand with services such as NZSL tutoring via video calling; school and home visits; 1 on 1 tutoring; Resource Teachers of the Deaf (RTDs) who work with certain students in mainstream schools; and our ASSIST liaisons who essentially acting as the go-between for families and schools and other services for the child funded by the Ministry of Education.