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Find out about all the ways we can help you and your family.
There are three ways to contact the Helpline team - Email, call or Live Chat.
Our guide to understanding the different types of deafness, hearing tests, audiograms, and communication and language is a great starting point for everyone.
View a list of our new and updated publications, DVDs and technology products. Bookmark this page so you keep up to date with our latest and updated resources.
Our publications are for young deaf people, families of deaf children and those who work with them.
Find out what support and guidance to expect in the early stages of diagnosis.
An introduction to the wide range of products and equipment that might be helpful to your deaf child at home, at school or when socialising with friends.
Every month Tiger Mother brings you a frank insight into the ups and downs of life with a deaf child. Read her updates and post your own views and experiences.
All newborn babies in England are now screened for hearing loss within a few days of birth.
Glue ear is one of the most common childhood illnesses, and can cause temporary hearing loss.
Information about Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and sources of further support and information.
Information about sleeping problems in deaf children, as well as tips on how to help, and where to get more information.
There are a variety of benefits available for a family with a deaf child, or for young deaf people. Find out more in this section.
Details of support in your area, including local groups, NDCS family and regional support officers and events close to you.
Information on the causes of deafness, hearing aids and cochlear implants, newborn hearing screening and more.
Developing good communication is vital. Learn about the different communication methods you might use with your child.
Information on a range of education issues. including choosing a school, special educational needs and school transport.
Information about health, education and careers for young deaf people.
A directory of links to organisations who can provide further support and information to families and deaf children.
We are creating a podcast series that will cover key information topics such as education, audiology and communication.