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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.