Inspired by the connections with researchers and lecturers from Stockholm University's Department of Special Education when they visited with the Wisehub community in Durban, Odette Swift identified the need for an ABR machine to aid early screening for children that will enable early detection of hearing loss in infants and very young children'.

Immediate steps taken

  • Communication with Learning Academy Worldwide
  • Letter drafted and sent to the Mayor of eThekwini Municipality on Monday 22nd October, 2018 to push for the city to champion for early screening for all children as mandatory.