The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is a charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for every deaf child. They provide free impartial and unbiased information to families, empowering them to make informed choices.
NDCS support families in a range of ways including through a their helpline, specialist advisors, publications, family events, and web forums - from initial diagnosis to adulthood.
Deaf children and young people can access information, share their experiences and have fun at NDCS' young people website, The Buzz.
NDCS provide resources for parents who find that their baby has a hearing loss
Using sign language
A useful resource page that offers information and videos of
Understanding your child's hearing test
A web page explaining the different types and levels of deafness with information on the different tests that can check a child’s hearing
Hearing aids can be useful for children with any level of deafness and may be recommended for your child so that they have the best chance of hearing everything going on in their world.
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