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Susan Daniels OBE

CEO of the National Deaf Children’s Society and Deaf Child Worldwide, working to break down the barriers faced by deaf children.

Susan Daniels, profoundly deaf since the age of four, became the first deaf chief executive of a national charity when she joined the National Deaf Children’s Society in 1992. She is also CEO of Deaf Child Worldwide, the charity's international development arm, which is dedicated to enabling deaf children and young people to overcome poverty, inequality and isolation.

Tackling The Lack Of Diversity In Children's Books

I believe characters in stories should be as diverse as the people who read them, but only a very small handful of children's books feature a deaf character. There are more than 45,000 deaf children in the UK. Most are born to hearing parents and go to mainstream schools where they may be the only deaf child, so they can feel quite isolated.
21/02/2017 17:27 GMT