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Deaf Child Worldwide blog

Read our collection of success stories to find out how we're helping improve the lives of deaf children and young people.

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Record intake for Tanzanian Sign Language course

We were delighted to receive a letter from the University of Dar es Salaam last month letting us know that the…

How can we build an education system for deaf children that is truly inclusive and accessible?

How can we build an education system for deaf children that is truly inclusive and accessible?
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How can we raise the deaf awareness of communities, to erase the pervasive stigma deaf children face?

We recently held our third webinar in the Unheard Children series. This time we looked at the myths that emerg…
Munya child

Growing up deaf in Zimbabwe: a personal perspective

National Deaf Children's Society volunteer Munya Ziyenge shares his experience of growing up deaf in Zimbabwe.…

The three major barriers deaf people face in the community

Imagine any service within the community, whether its just going to church or mosque, going to the market plac…
Protima mother

How can families be empowered to support and advocate for their deaf child?

Families are vital because in the early years of life, parents and primary carers are the most important influ…

Three key considerations in working with families of deaf children and young people

What happens when families struggle to have the resources to support their children in the best way possible?

Language and communication: the first barrier a deaf child faces

‘’Deaf babies do not have any innate problems with learning a language per se – they just have more difficulti…
Lorraine Wapling

Three crucial interventions to support deaf children’s language acquisition

Language is fundamental to our lives as social beings.