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Hear For You Victoria PRIMARY2SECONDARY Year 7 Session 2019

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550 Swanston St

Carlton, Victoria 3000


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This is the special Year 7 session for all those deaf/hard of hearing students who have begun their journey into the big bad world of high school in 2019!!

Come and find out....

  • What is Hear For You

  • Meet our legendary Hear For You mentors

  • Make some new friends who are just like you !

  • Find out some tips/advice on how to get the most out of your first year!

We have a Parent Session included too:

  • Hear from parents of current Hear For You mentees

  • Meet other parents whose children are also starting Year 7!

  • Get advice on how to ensure the first year of high school is as smooth as possible

Live Captioning will be provided



Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

If you're in high school and deaf/hearing impaired or hard of hearing, then this is for you!

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Email Emilie Biggar at emilie.biggar@hearforyou.com.au

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email Emilie Biggar at emilie.biggar@hearforyou.com.au

Can I update my registration information?

Yes of course! Just email Emillie Biggar at emilie.biggar@hearforyou.com.au

Can I use my current NDIS funding to cover Hear For You?

Yes this is possible. After purchasing the NDIS Participant Registration fee ticket, please fill out the required information regarding whether you are:

  1. NDIA Agency managed i.e. they pay all invoices on your behalf

  2. Self-funded i.e. the NDIA have given you a lump sum to use as per your agreed NDIS plan

You will need to give us your NDIS number and the number of hours or funding amount that you have secured with your NDIA planner. From there, we will be in touch regarding finalization of NDIS payment.

Which Support Clusters do I use or apply for to cover Hear For You events?

There are two Support Clusters to use:

Support Cluster No.9 "Increased Social and Community Participation"

  • Support Item: Life transition planning including mentoring, peer support and individual skill development.
  • Support Item Ref No. 09_006_0106_6_3
  • Description: Establishing volunteer assistance within the participant’s home or community to develop skills. For instance, assistance in attending appointments, shopping, bill paying, taking part in social activities and maintaining contact with others.

If Support Cluster No.9 is unavailable, Support Cluster No.15 can be used:

Support Cluster No. 15 "Improved daily living skills"

  • Support Item: Assistance with decision making, daily planning, budgeting
  • Support Item Ref No. 15_035_0106_1_3
  • Description: Provision of time limited support to assist a person to develop and maintain daily budget, including assisting in planning purchases.

How many NDIS hours are actually needed for this event?

  • 2

I am currently planning to register on the NDIS, what information do I need to present to the NDIA planner?

Please go to http://hearforyou.com.au/program/ndis/ for all the required information

Please be advised that by providing us with your child’s details, you agree and give consent to your child to join in Hear For You's programs/workshops. Hear For You will keep and maintain your details and your child’s details in our database. We, Hear For You, will not share your/your child’s details with other organisations. To view Hear For You's Privacy Policy, please go to https://hearforyou.com.au/about-us/policies/

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