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Online coffee morning for parents and families of deaf children

Photo: Family sitting and chatting over a cup of tea and biscuits.

21 July 2020 10.30-11.30am

We’re holding a free online coffee morning for parents, carers, and families of deaf children and young people. While we’re currently unable to run our face-to-face events, we’d love to give you and other families the chance to meet each other. It’s a great way to share your experiences, ask questions, and be part of a community of families of deaf children.

Join us and other parents of deaf children online for a cuppa and a chat – children are welcome too!

Whether your child has been newly diagnosed or you’ve been a member for a long time, we’d love you to join us. You’ll get to:

  • meet and chat with other parents and families of deaf children and young people
  • share your experiences, tips, and advice on how you’ve been coping with lockdown and being at home
  • find out about our other online events and services, and how we can support you during this time.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

When

21 July 2020 10.30-11.30am

How to join

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 coffee morning. 

We'll send you everything you need to know to be able to join. We'll also have experts on hand to support you with joining the online event.

Communication support

Closed captioning is available for all our online events. If you need any communication support to join please email [email protected] and we can book BSL and other interpreters.

Meet our lovely hosts

Our coffee morning will be held by Carla and Helen from our Family Programmes team and they will be on hand to answer any of your questions.

Carla Rose-Hardman, Head of Family Programmes and Involvement

Carla has worked with families in a variety of charity settings for 18 years, and has been with the National Deaf Children's Society for 6 years. She is passionate about ensuring our Family Programme meets the needs of all families. She also works with parents and carers to get them involved with us and have an impact on what we do, as well as the local services in their area.

Helen Ingram, Families Programmes Operational Manager

Helen has been with the National Deaf Children's Society for over 10 years. She makes sure our Family Programme Events, both face to face and online, run as smoothly as possible. She is keen to make sure that families get all the information they need to best support their child.