Aurora is an innovative DEECD school based in Blackburn South and Sunshine. It provides onsite Early Education and home based Early Intervention services to support the development of young deaf and deafblind children in metropolitan and regional Victoria. Early Intervention offers home based, family centred programs which aim to build parent skills and promote children’s development, especially their language and communication, through the bilingual development of Auslan and English and listening skills. School Based Deaf and Deafblind Early Education programs are available for deaf children from three years of age with a confirmed moderate to profound bilateral hearing loss. It focuses on a play based, developmental pathway with particular emphasis on bilingual expressive and receptive language.
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