Contacts

92 Bowery St., NY 10013

thepascal@mail.com

+1 800 123 456 789

On this page you will find all of the dynamic events, programs, and activities we are running to support, inspire and connect deaf and hard of hearing children, young people and their families.

We continue to develop an exciting range of online programs to allow young people in rural and remote areas across Australia to access our programs.

For further information about our events, email events@deafchildren.org.au

Upcoming Events

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Furry Tales 0-5 years

40 minutes

From $35.00

An exceptional live presentation given by our friends at the RSPCA, especially for deaf and hard of hearing children (DHH) aged nought to 5 and their family.

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Pet Parade 6-11 years

1 hour

From $40.00

An unique online and live session led by our friends at the RSPCA, for deaf and hard of hearing children (DHH) aged 6 to 11 and their family!

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Rose Day

60 minutes

Free

We are celebrating our pioneering founder FJ Rose together with Deaf Historian, Dr Breda Carty OA and Deaf Interpreter, Chris Dunn.

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DCA's 159th Annual General Meeting

60 minutes

Free

You are invited to attend Deaf Children Australia's 159th Annual General Meeting. It will be hosted online (via Zoom) on Tuesday 23 November at 5:30 PM (AEDT).

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Chase the Thrill

4 hours

Free

A fun-filled afternoon for deaf and hard of hearing people aged 12-17 at Melbourne's iconic Luna Park. A great opportunity to enjoy the rides and meet and connect with your peers. *Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy.*

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Escape to the Farm

2 hours

Free

A family excursion to the Collingwood Children's Farm. Visit the farm, connect with other families – sharing experiences, making new connections and creating opportunities for DHH kids to play with kids like them. A fun and inclusive event, where families can interact with other families, and kids can meet the animals and play in nature! *Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy.*

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Walk the Lanes

2 hours

Free

(Re)discover your city like you've never experienced it before with this fun cultural walk. Admire some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including its world-renowned street art, and learn why it is regarded as the design and sports capital of Australia. A unique afternoon to share with your peers, open to 18-23 years old. *Access to DCA events are subjected to participants adhering to State vaccination regulations and venues policy.*

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StepUp2HighSchool

2 sessions x 2 hours

Free

Are you a deaf or hard of hearing person entering or currently in high school? This unique program will equip you, your family and your teachers with the skills to address the challenges you might face and thrive.

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Tennis with Friends (12-17yrs)

2 hours

Free

Come and join us for a fun group tennis session at the Victorian Tennis Academy in South Yarra. If you are new to the sport or want to develop your skills, come along. Tennis is an ideal physical activity to engage in and a great way to meet new people. *Due to the extension of the lockdown in Melbourne, this event will be rescheduled at a later date. Register your interest now to be the first one to know!*

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Tennis with friends (18-23yrs)

2 hours

Free

Come and join us for a group tennis session at the Victorian Tennis Academy in South Yarra. Tennis is an ideal sport to help you maintain fitness, strength, agility and is also a great social activity. If you are new to tennis or want to develop your skills, you should give it a go. *Due to the extension of the lockdown in Melbourne, this event will be rescheduled at a later date. Register your interest now to be the first one to know!*

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Ready Set Drive – Getting your Ls

One day

Free

Following the successful program held in 2021 Deaf Children Australia is partnering up again with CRUDE Ultimate Driving Education and taking Ready Set Drive further! Take part in this unique driver training program for deaf and hard of hearing people that support you in getting your Ls and more. Register your interest now for this program that will be held on 12 April 2022.

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Venture Day

1 day

Free

We are excited to launch our Venture Day dedicated to deaf and hard of hearing Secondary school students. This day of adventure is a unique opportunity to meet your peers, make new friends, enjoy physical activities, build confidence, and have a lot of fun. Venture Day will take place during school holidays in 2022 at an adventure park in Victoria. Register your interest now!

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Family Camp

Sat – Sun, 2 days 1 night

Free

Family Camp brings together deaf and hard of hearing kids, their parents and siblings. Everyone will enjoy fun planned activities and build connections with other children and parents. The next Family Camp will be held in 2022 in a new venue. Dates and venue are to be confirmed. We are planning to hold this event during the warmer months, so please register your interest and let us know your preference! **We will release dates in accordance to government regulations.**

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Get Connected 8-11yrs

4 wks x 60 mins

From $480.00

DCA's online mentoring course provides a fun and engaging way for deaf and hard of hearing students aged 8 to 11 years to build social connections and confidence in a safe and supportive environment. Over 4 weeks, attendees will make new friends, develop new skills, and feel inspired by our deaf mentors. The next Get Connected 8-11 starts Wednesday 4th May. Registrations are open now!

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Stay Connected 8-11yrs

60mn

From $132.00

Exclusively for everyone who has done a Get Connected course. Stay Connected is held after each Get Connected course. You'll catch up and reconnect with your Get Connected course mates. You'll also build on what you have learnt and connect with your friends again!

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Get Connected 12-15yrs

4 weeks x 90 mins

From $572.00

DCA's online mentoring course provides a fun and engaging way for students aged 12 to 15 years to build social connections and confidence in a safe and supportive environment. Over 4 weeks, participants will make new friends, develop new skills to self-advocate, and manage challenges from our inspiring mentors. Get Connected is coming back in March 2022 by popular demand, so register now!

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Stay Connected 12-15yrs

90 minutes

From $143.00

Stay Connected is held after each Get Connected course and allows you to catch up and reconnect with your course mates. You'll also build on what you have learnt and connect with your friends again! Exclusively for people who participate in the Get Connected program.

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POD Meet ups

Free

The POD Support Network (POD) is run by parents and supported by DCA. It creates opportunities for families and carers with children who are deaf or hard of hearing to connect. POD is running a series of exciting online events for parents, carers and children to engage, share experiences and have fun.

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