National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Ground Floor South, Castle House, 37-45 Paul Street, Islington, London EC2A 4LS
Telephone number:
0808 800 8880
Email address:
Service description:

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.

Registered charity no. 1016532.

NDCS provide resources for parents who find that their baby has a hearing loss My baby has a hearing lossUsing sign language

A useful resource page that offers information and videos of

using sign language
Age range:
0 - 25 years
British Sign Language
Opening hours:
Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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