In this section
A look at some of the different communication methods used by deaf people with some basic tips to remember when communicating with deaf people.
Our film following six children and their families on a typical day to see how they communicate.
Read and share our top tips with your friends, family and professionals.
See and share all our resources aimed at helping hearing people communicate with deaf children at home, in school, in after-school activities and at the doctor’s surgery.
Alternative methods of communication that may be appropriate for deaf children who have additional needs.
A practical guide on how to learn sign language and British Sign Language.
Speech and language therapy is one way of helping deaf children to develop their language and communication skills.
The Family Sign Language Curriculum is a resource specifically aimed at families with deaf children who choose to communicate using British Sign Language.