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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
NDCS’s response to the Care Quality Commission report on the closure of Westgate College for Deaf Young People
- 5 April 2016
In the light of the CQC report on the closure of Westgate College for Deaf Young People, National Deaf Children’s Society is calling for improvements in the way the quality of provision is assured for some of the most vulnerable children and young people in our society.
Calls for Derbyshire County Council to halt plans to cut transport services for deaf children and young people
- 22 February 2016
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is urging Derbyshire County Council to halt plans to cut vital transport services for deaf children.
- 8 February 2016
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) has launched new resources to help deaf young people stay safe on the internet, as part of Safer Internet Day on 9 February 2016.