Kicking goals with Telethon Speech & Hearing’s program at St Brigid’s
By Josh Low
Supporting students with hearing loss, and enabling them to pursue their passions, is the aim of a program currently being run at St Brigid’s College in Lesmurdie by Telethon Speech & Hearing.
Known as the ‘Outpost’ program, the goal is to enable hearing impaired students to take a full and active part in mainstream school life.
One such student, who has benefited greatly from the Outpost program, is Year Six student Saxon Miller who also plays Australian Rules Football and cricket for St Brigid’s College.
As his parents Rob and Gabby explain, it was only after Saxon was already at St