NDCS: The National Deaf Children's Society
Scottish Parliament Close the Gap Launch

Campaigning in Scotland for deaf children

In Scotland we're raising issues affecting you and your deaf child at the highest level and we want you to get involved.

In this section

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Getting It Right From the Start

Our campaign report, Getting It Right From the Start: improving early years support for deaf children in Scotland, outlines the key issues for deaf children and their families in the early years.

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Close the Gap

Our Close the Gap report outlines the need to improve education and employment outcomes for deaf young people in Scotland.

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PIP'd Off

We are calling on the UK Government to halt the rollout of the benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP) until it is fully accessible to all deaf young people.

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British Sign Language Legislation

Information on the British Sign Language legislation recently passed in the Scottish Parliament.

British Sign Language consultation

Find out more about the first British Sign Language National Plan consultation and how you can feed in your views to Scottish Government.

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Emotional Health and Well-being

Evidence suggests that deaf children are more likely to experience mental health problems. Find out more about our current campaign here.

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Young Campaigners

Find out more about our Young Campaigners and what they have been campaigning for in Scotland. 

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Country Advisory Committee

Find out more about the Country Advisory Committee in Scotland.

CRIDE reference group in Scotland

Find out more about the CRIDE survey in Scotland and the new reference group members.

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Useful information

Find out more about who we work with in Scotland to protect deaf children's services.