Deaf Children

With Sign Language, I Can...

Susan Daniels OBE | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK
Susan Daniels OBE

We recently launched a campaign for British Sign Language to be taught in every school in the UK - and as we celebrate the International Week of the D...

Let Down And Left Behind: How The Government And NHS Is Failing Deaf Children

Susan Daniels OBE | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK
Susan Daniels OBE

Children's audiology may not be at the top of the political agenda but mandatory inspections of quality are absolutely essential. This simple change could make a huge difference to ensuring thousands of deaf children get the right support, right from the start.

Making A Movie!

Rachel Shenton | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Shenton

Did it all go according to plan? No! Did we stick to the schedule? Absolutely not. But we did it! Aside from creating something that will hopefully be thought provoking and shine a much needed light on access to education - It just feels great to have taken an idea from conception and seen it right through to the end.

Tackling The Lack Of Diversity In Children's Books

Susan Daniels OBE | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK
Susan Daniels OBE

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.

The Unheard Voices Of Gaza's Deaf Children

Tasnim Nazeer | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK
Tasnim Nazeer

Palestinian deaf children in Gaza want to be heard and given the right to have necessary treatment which can help them to effectively integrate in soc...

Deaf Children Are Being Failed by the Education System

Susan Daniels | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK
Susan Daniels

Imagine a world where nearly two thirds of children were leaving school without getting good GCSEs. Parents would rightly be furious that their child hadn't got the right support at school. There would be outrage and a clamour for urgent action. But when it comes to deaf children, this is the reality that we face.

MMR Vaccine 'Caused Deafness'

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A rogue strain of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine has been proven to have caused deafness in at least two children, it has been claimed. Kat...

The Queen, the Olympics and the Signing Kids in Pyjamas: the Reality of Life for a Small Charity

Ruth Thorlby | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK
Ruth Thorlby

The choir was founded on a shoestring and has been run on a shoestring ever since. A week since the opening ceremony, a wave of public interest has engulfed them.

Kyrsty Jade Hazell

Pardon? Why Brits Are In ‘Deafness Denial’ | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Pardon? Excuse me? Eh? If you are forever being told to turn the TV down, regularly ask for a question to be repeated three times or more, or struggle...