Information for deaf young people
Understanding your rights and what support is available can make a big difference to you as a deaf young person and help you to succeed in whatever you want to do.
We collected questions from deaf young people around the UK and answer them here along with guidance and tips to help you at each stage. If you have a question that isn’t covered then please get in touch with our Helpline.
With your help, we can make a real difference to the lives of deaf young adults and help to break down barriers.
Help and support
Our Helpline are here to help and happy to answer your questions. We have information and guidance on lots of different topics related to deafness.
Work and careers
Whether you’re already working, looking for a job or trying to understand your options this content is for you.
You have legal rights to protect you, access services like education and make sure you’re not treated unfairly.
Whatever stage you are at, education is a big part of your life and there’s lots of questions that can come up for deaf young people.
There is a range of welfare benefits and grants deaf children and their families may be eligible to apply for.
Get mental health advice for deaf young people, including information on how to access deaf mental health services.
Learn about deaf culture, the deaf community and how embracing your deaf identity can help you feel more confident.