Information and support
We’re here for you whenever you need us – if you’ve just found out your child has a hearing loss, you need support with making decisions as your child grows up or you work with deaf children. Join us today to access all our information, services and support.
If you've just found out your baby or toddler has a hearing loss, or if your child has become deaf, then we've got expert information and guidance just for you.
Find out about how the ear works, what deafness is, spotting the signs of deafness, the different types and levels of deafness, hearing tests, hearing aids and implants.
Language and communication
Deaf children can develop language and communicate as effectively as any other children with the right support – find out about all the options.
Education and learning
Get resources to support your deaf child's education, learning and choices from the early years through to their teens, including choosing a deaf-friendly school.
Money and benefits
You and your deaf child may be entitled to help with money and benefits, including Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and other financial support.
Information about deaf children and young people's legal rights in the UK. Including rights to equality and rights in education, healthcare and more.
Products and technology
Find out about the latest technology for deaf children and young people – you can borrow tech to try at home – and we show you where to get tech to keep.
Parenting and family life
Useful resources, advice and support on the day-to-day experiences of bringing up a deaf child, featuring your stories and our popular Families magazine.
Top tips and resources to help you communicate better with deaf children and young people, and become more deaf aware – at home, school, or social events.
Information for professionals
Information for professionals who work with deaf children, whether in education, health, social care, family support or to support transition into adulthood.
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