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Morning Coffees and Evening Cuppas

Photo: Take time for yourself: grab a cup of tea or coffee and join us on Zoom for a friendly chat and expert advice.

Online meetups for the parents and carers of 8 to 14-year-olds

We are excited to introduce our new, online meetups for the parents and carers of deaf children aged 8 to 14.

Join us on Zoom for a 'morning coffee' or an 'evening cuppa' to:

  • get to know parents and carers with a child of the same age
  • share experiences of having a deaf child
  • hear from a different expert every session.

Upcoming sessions

We are running both morning and evening sessions. You are welcome to join us for as many as you like.

Morning Coffee

  • Monday 22 November
  • 10am to 11am
  • on Zoom.

Evening Cuppa

  • Monday 22 November
  • 7pm to 8pm
  • on Zoom.

More info

Who these sessions are recommended for

We recommend these meetups for the parents and carers of deaf children aged between 8 and 14 years old. Other family members are also welcome, including aunts, uncles and grandparents.

How to take part

As long as you have access to any computer, smartphone or tablet with an internet connection then you'll be able to access our online events.

When you sign up online, you'll receive all the information you need about how to join via Zoom. You are also welcome to view our video and written guide.

Communication support

Closed captioning and BSL interpreters will be available. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Meet your hosts

Together with our Advice and Guidance Officers, Arran from our Enablement team will be on hand to answer any of your questions at our online meetups.

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.