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Campaigns resources

It is always useful to have a number of statistics and information to hand when campaigning. Here you can find templates and numbers to help you when taking action.

Useful facts:

  • There are over 50,000 deaf children across the UK.
  • Due to lack of support, on average, deaf children in England achieve , on average, a grade lower than other children for eachin their GCSEs.
  • Only around 19% of deaf children in England have a statement of special educational needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan.
  • Deaf children are 60% more likely to experience mental health problems compared to other children.
  • Deaf children are over twice as likely to be abused as other children.
  • More than half of all existing Teachers of the Deaf are expected to retire in the next 10 to 15 years.
  • Around 78% of school-aged deaf children in the UK go to mainstream schools where they may be the only deaf child.

Plan your campaign with our step-by-step template:

Download our template to help you set up a petition:

Draft a letter to your local council by filling in our template:

Use our template to write a letter to your Member of Parliament (MP):