help children with a hearing loss develop language, speech and listening skills through intensive language imput.
The Early Education Program for Hearing Impaired Children (EEP) works in partnership with parents to reduce the impact of hearing loss on the development of the child.
When children have been newly diagnosed with hearing loss, one of the most significant things that can be provided is early intervention.
As the first five years are the most important in a child's language development, parents need to learn strategies and skills to maximise development in the early years.
1. To help children with hearing loss develop language, speech and listening skills
2. To help parents gain knowledge, skills and strategies to work with their children
3. To provide a family centred approach being responsive to the family's needs