This week we wrote to the Minister of Education, Hekia Parata, to ask that she “…the Ministry of Education to begin reviewing the provision of services to children with hearing loss…“. We think a new paradigm is needed to empower parents. Parents are the people most in touch with their children’s needs. They should be the ones to choose which service providers help reach the goals and aspirations they have for their children.

Here is the letter…

Letter to the Minister - March 2015 Pg 1

Letter to the Minister - March 2015 pg2

The Minister’s office has acknowledged receipt of this letter but has passed it onto the Ministry of Education for reply. It will be interesting to see what they have to say.

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