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  • Scottish deaf children need better early years support

    • 7 September 2016

    The National Deaf Children’s Society has published a report calling on the Scottish Government and its partners to take action to drive up the standard of early years support for deaf children and their families.


  • £25k donation helps charity provide life-changing support for deaf children

    • 15 August 2016

    Hampshire-based business Simplyhealth has donated £25,000 to the National Deaf Children’s Society’s Children and Families Support Service, a vital lifeline for the UK’s 45,000 deaf children and their families.

  • Deaf young people exhibit creative works

    • 12 July 2016

    Northern Ireland’s deaf young authors and artists will exhibit their work at the Arts & Disability Forum Gallery on Belfast's Royal Avenue from 19-29 July after winning a National Deaf Children’s Society competition.

  • Sheffield Children's Hospital wins prestigious audiology accreditation

    • 13 June 2016

    Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust has been praised by the National Deaf Children’s Society for receiving a prestigious accreditation for its paediatric audiology service. It is the first of its kind in Yorkshire to achieve this, and one of only a handful across the UK.

  • Deaf young people create video to promote phone communication app

    • 8 June 2016

    The National Deaf Children’s Society has helped BT to promote its Next Generation Text (NGT) app, which supports deaf people to communicate independently.

  • Deaf charity volunteers get ready for bilingual wedding

    • 2 June 2016

    As the UK celebrates Volunteers’ Week (1-12 June), a couple from Staffordshire whose love blossomed while volunteering for the National Deaf Children’s Society are preparing to get married this month.

  • London mum urges local community to volunteer

    • 1 June 2016

     As the UK celebrates Volunteers’ Week (1-12 June), an East London mum has shared her volunteering experiences to encourage others to give something back to their community.

  • A decade on from newborn screening and deaf children are being failed

    • 10 May 2016

    New data shows that the benefits of  hearing screening at birth are being lost with a quarter of parents of deaf babies (25%) not being given the support they need to develop crucial skills to communicate with their babies following identification. This is just one example of widespread problems in early years support for deaf babies leading to a significant gap between the language and communication skills of deaf children and hearing children when they start school.  


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