Why can't young people learn sign language at school?
British Sign Language is used by lots of deaf people in the UK but courses are hard to find and learning it can be expensive. That’s why our Young People’s Advisory Board, a group of 16 deaf young people, is asking for it to be taught in school.
What can you do to put deaf children on the General Election agenda?
On 8 June 2017, there will be a General Election. Help make sure Parliamentary Candidates are aware of issues affecting deaf children and what they can do to support them if elected.
Do you know how good your local audiology service is?
We are calling for all children’s audiology services in England to prove their quality. They can do this by completing a government approved scheme to become 'accredited', but so far only 15% have achieved it. This means that 85% cannot guarantee that their service is good quality.
Is there a local campaign near you?
We monitor and challenge local authority cuts to deaf children's services across the UK. But, we rely on the support of our local campaigners to stop cuts in their area.
We're asking campaigners to:
These actions are for campaigners in Bury only.
Is there an Ofsted inspection near you, right now?
Following our Inspect the Uninspected campaign, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission will be investigating special educational needs and disabilities services across the country.Tell us about an inspection in your area now