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Newly Diagnosed Information Days (0-2 years)

A two day event for families with newly diagnosed deaf children aged 0-2.

A Mum cuddles her baby girl
  • Forthcoming dates

    6 October 2018 - 7 October 2018 (10.00am - 4.30pm) (Holiday Inn Newcastle - Jesmond)

  • Location

    Holiday Inn Newcastle - Jesmond, Jesmond Road, Newcastle, NE2 1PR

    See map

  • Contact

    Wendy Gallagher

    Event Organiser, National Deaf Children's Society, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GB,

    Tel: 028 9332 4010 / Mob 07968 143165,

  • Details

    Price: £FREE

About the event

Has your child recently been identified as deaf?

This free family event is an opportunity to explore the early stages of your deaf child's development.

Topics will include:

 - Developing communication

- Supporting your child's early learning

- Your child's hearing

- Accessing technology



How much does it cost?

The event is free, booking is essential.

Will refreshments be provided?

Lunch and refreshments will be provided free of charge.

Can I bring my children?

If you are unable to secure childcare then a crèche will be available.

There isn't an event in my area?

The events team will be happy to discuss your family's individual needs.

I need an interpreter. Do you provide one?

Communication and language support is available upon request. This would include British Sign Language and other language interpreters.

Is this event for me?

Yes! If you have a deaf child aged between 0-2 years and they have been diagnosed as deaf in the last 18 months you can get lots of useful information and support by coming along.