Care for Kids' Ears

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.

Care for Kids’ Ears resources explain:

  • what ear disease is
  • the symptoms (or lack of symptoms) of ear disease
  • how to prevent ear disease
  • the importance of getting regular ear checks.

Order or download Care for Kids' Ears Resources here.

Other resources are also available to help you:

  • PLUM and HATS tools help health and early childhood workers ask family members the right questions to find out whether children are on track with their listening and talking. 
  • If you have a child with hearing loss in your classroom, Hearing Australia provides practical ways you can help them learn.