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Make It Yours: Decorate Your Hearing Tech

Photo: A girl sitting at a table focusses on what she is making.

Free, online workshops for children to design stickers that decorate their hearing technology

Does your child enjoy art and being creative? Are they proud of their hearing technology? If so, they might enjoy an online workshop to customise their hearing tech and make it their own.

We are running these exciting events with our friends at Activate Learning. Young people will be able to design stickers that they can use to decorate their hearing aids or cochlear implants. They will create their own designs and then receive their stickers in the post after the event.

Who these workshops are for

These workshops are recommended for deaf young people aged from 8 to 11 and 12 to 14 years old.

When and where

Ages 8 to 11: Tuesday 6 July from 5.00pm to 6.30pm, on Zoom.

Ages 12 to 14: Thursday 1 July from 5.00pm to 6.30pm, on Zoom.

Apply now

As a parent or carer, you must apply for a place on your child’s behalf.

More information – what your child will need to take part

Your child will need access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection. Once we’ve confirmed their place, we’ll email you full joining instructions.

What will happen on the day

  • 5.00pm: Your child will meet their hosts and everyone else taking part.
  • 5.15pm: It’s time for the children to get creative with fun art activities and playing picture consequences.
  • 6.30pm: Time to log off.

Communication support

We will have spoken English, live captions and British Sign Language interpreters at these workshops. If you have any questions or additional requirements, please email us at [email protected].

Meet the hosts

Arran Masterman, Enablement Officer

Arran is a profoundly deaf BSL user who also has a cochlear implant. He has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for over four years, and has volunteered at many of our events.

Arran feels passionate about ensuring deaf young people can have a bright future, and is delighted to be working with them and their families in his new role. Previously he worked in our Finance team.

Amy New, Young Enablement Officer

Amy has been working with young people for over ten years. You might have seen her before at one of our creative writing or illustration events. She can’t wait to join you at the exciting new events we have coming up!

Siobhan Kewley, Enablement Manager

Siobhan has been working with young people for over 10 years and has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for five. Siobhan manages online events for deaf young people aged 8 to 14 and their families. She is passionate about ensuring events are safe, inclusive, empowering, informative and fun!