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Online Social

Photo: Young boy chatting with friends.

A chance for deaf children to meet and have fun online

At the Online Social, your child will have the chance to meet and have fun with other deaf children their age. There will be lots of games led by our friendly hosts, as well as opportunities to chat.

Who these events are recommended for

Deaf young people aged 8 to 14. See specific events for more info.

When and where

  • 12 to 14-years-old
  • Tuesday 9 November
  • 4.30pm 6.00pm
  • on Zoom. 
  • 8 to 11-years-old
  • Saturday 6 November
  • 10am to 11.30am
  • on Zoom.

More information: what your child needs 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

  • Log on to Zoom. 
  • Your child will meet their hosts and everyone else taking part.
  • Games and chat.

Communication support

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

Meet the hosts

Amy and Arran from the National Deaf Children’s Society will be on hand to answer questions.

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!

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.

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