PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MORNING TEAS AT GLADESVILLE HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL 2021.
After careful consideration, the Cicada committee has made the decision to cancel all remaining Morning teas and BBQ’s for the balance of 2020, including the AGM in November.
Even though cases of Covid-19 are very small at the moment, there is a very real prospect that there will be a spike in numbers as restrictions are lifted. We are very mindful that many of our members and those that attend our functions are at the age where they are more vulnerable to the virus, which has strongly influenced our decision.
CICADA AUSTRALIA INC is a volunteer support group for cochlear implant recipients and we are hosting this event in conjunction with implant companies to bring awareness to ICI Day and World Hearing day.
The guest presentation will be live streamed so anyone can hook into the presentation or watch it later on the link.
World Hearing Day is on 3rd March 2020. The World Health Organization published an infographic in 2018 that shows how hearing loss in on the rise and by 2050 there could be 900 million people affected. You can get a copy of this 4-page document here.
Toowoomba district in Queensland has a new cochlear implant support group. Their first gathering is on WORLD HEARING DAY 3rd March 2020, followed by monthly gatherings first Tuesday of the month.
Please support them if you can, it's great to have a local group of recipients to help each other and tell others about your cochlear implant.
Have you ever been interested in how the Cochlear Implant devices are made?
This is your chance to have a tour at Sydney Cochlear Headquarters on every Friday during the month of March in celebration of World Hearing Awareness Month.