Helping to prevent otitis media and hearing loss

Care for Kids’ Ears offers information and resources about ear health for parents, carers, teachers, teachers’ aides, early childhood workers and health professionals. The resources aim to help reduce rates of otitis media among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Find the Care for Kids’ Ears information that best suits your needs.

  • For parents and carers
    Care for Kids’ Ears resources can help parents and carers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children prevent ear disease and hearing loss. This helps give children a strong and healthy start to life. Read about what you can do, and what resources are available to support you.
  • For teachers and early childhood workers
    Teachers, teachers’ aides and early childhood workers are in a great position to help prevent ear disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Read about what you can do, and what resources are available to support you.
  • For health professionals
    Health workers, nurses and doctors working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families can help reduce otitis media by always checking kids’ ears, and talking to families about ear health. Read about what you can do, and what resources are available to support you.
  • All Care for Kids’ Ears resources
    A full list of all Care for Kids' Ears resources.
Last updated: 
5 August 2021

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