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Welcome to the National Deaf Children's Society media archive. 

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Deaf charity urges every NHS Trust in England to use “game-changing” transparent face masks

Letter sent to every NHS Trust in England urging them to start using transparent face masks.
The back of a boy's head who is wearing a cochlear implant.

Charity calls for urgent action on face coverings in schools

Our list of measures the Government must take to counteract the negative impacts of face masks.

7 in 10 cinemas offer no subtitled screenings of top kids’ films

An average of seven in ten cinemas offered no subtitled screenings of top kids’ films this summer.

Oscar winner celebrates law firm’s support for deaf children

Oscar-winner Rachel Shenton gave a special message at law firm Fieldfisher’s CSR Awards on 2nd April.

Deaf children losing 10 specialist teaching units each year

Ten dedicated in-school facilities for deaf children are being closed every year, according to new research.

Nine out of 10 parents fear for their deaf child’s education

94% of parents of deaf children are worried about the future of their child’s support at school.
Two deaf young children smiling at the camera

Deaf children fall behind at school as staff caseloads soar

Deaf children risk falling further behind at school due to ballooning caseloads for specialist teachers.

Deaf students 50% less likely to go to top universities

New data reveals deaf students are half as likely as hearing students to go to Russell Group universities.

Deaf children close in on Sign Language GCSE

A BSL GCSE nears after a campaign by deaf young people and the National Deaf Children’s Society.