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

Our recent media releases should all be here, but if you are looking for something specific and struggling to find it, please contact the media team.

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Deaf artists and authors from Northern Irish schools rewarded

Talented young deaf artists and authors are recognised for their creativity at Belfast City Hall.

A system in crisis: the daily battle for specialist teachers

Teachers of the Deaf face stress and spiralling workloads, with many forced to work extra hours to keep up.

Celebrities launch book competition for deaf children

Rachel Shenton and Julia Donaldson launch competition and call for character diversity in children's books.

‘Lost generation’ of deaf children falling a grade behind at GCSE

A ‘lost generation’ of deaf children are falling a whole grade behind their hearing classmates.

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.

Boost for deaf children with English as additional language

Thousands of deaf children using English as an additional language are set to benefit from two new resources.

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.

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.

New report reveals mounting problems in children’s audiology

One in five deaf children face delays to appointments and a third miss school, poll shows.