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by Susan J Bowes (subscribe)
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Help Raise Awareness by Wearing a Loud Shirt on Friday
Anyone who has had problems with their ears and for a time could not hear out of one or both, can truly understand what it must be like for millions of people who live with these difficulties each day.

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Hear and Say, Brisbane is a world-leading Paediatric Auditory-Verbal and Cochlear Implant Centre. This centre has been teaching deaf children to speak and listen since July 1992. Founded by Brisbane Speech Pathologist Dr Dimity Dornan AO, the name chosen represents the difficulty children experience living with hearing loss. The logo, a blue butterfly, is also a symbol of the difficulty children overcome, as butterflies cannot hear. Today the centre supports approximately 900 children annually and is now celebrating its 25th year.

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Photo courtesy of Hear and Say Loud Shirt Day Website


Friday 19th October is Loud Shirt Day. It is a day to wear a loud coloured shirt and help spread awareness for children with hearing loss. Why not host a morning tea, a sausage sizzle or have a wacky staff meeting and raise funds for this amazing cause? Gather your friends to help you achieve a target by registering and done on a loud shirt to create a fun day.

If you would like to make a donation to Hear and Say, you can do so through their website. A donation can be a one-off payment or a monthly contribution. More information on Loud Shirt Day. Hear and Say's mission and research can be read on the website as well.
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Why? Fundraising to Support Deaf Children
When: Friday 19th October 2018
Phone: 07 3850 2111
Where: Everywhere - Brisbane
Cost: Register For Your Fundraising Goal
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Susan - last year I won the loud shirt competition at my work (and I didn't even know that it was Loud Shirt Day)! haha
by May Cross (score: 3|5397) 388 days ago
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