Heads Up 17 March 2023


A Bright Start for Every Deaf Child

The National Deaf Children's Society are running four online, free sessions to help education and support those working in the early years about childhood deafness.

The sessions' details are:
A Bright Start for Every Deaf Child: Together We Can for Deaf Children
The National Deaf Children’s Society are running four live and free online sessions to give those working in the early years information and ideas to support deaf children.  Whether you currently have deaf children in your setting or not, these sessions will help you reflect on your practise and equip you to be ready for deaf children now or in the future.
We will cover how deafness impacts development, language and communication, acoustics and  lighting, deaf awareness techniques, behaviour and identity.
Our sessions cover:
  • Implement Effective Transitions for Deaf Children: 19 April 6-7:30pm on Zoom
  • Improve Language and Communication for Deaf Children: 26 April 6-7:30pm on Zoom
  • See Parents as Partners: 3 May 6-7:30pm on Zoom.
  • Support Social and Emotional Development for Deaf Children: 10 May 6-7:30pm on Zoom
You will also receive two recorded webinars on sensory storytelling and using basic BSL if you attend one or more of the four.

Find more information register here


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