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Getting your child ready for school: Education, Communication & Technology (2-4 years) Northern Ireland

Two day event for parents/carers with deaf children aged 2 - 4  

Child in classroom, and teacher with radio aid.
  • Forthcoming dates

    6 October 2018 - 7 October 2018 (Glenavon House Hotel)

  • Location

    Glenavon House Hotel, 80 Drum Road, Cookstown, BT80 8JQ

    See map

  • Contact

    Wendy Gallagher

    61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, BT15 2GB,

    Tel: 028 9332 4010,

  • Details

    Age range: Parents with a child 2-4

    Price: £Free!

About the event

Are you thinking about school options for your child?

A two day event for parents / carers with deaf children aged 2 - 4 years old. Learn more about supporting your deaf child at school and how to ensure your children’s rights. Learn about technology, communicating and the importance of learning through play.

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 your deaf child is getting ready for school and you are making choices about their education. Learn more about your child’s rights, how to support them in and outside of school