Social Worker for Deaf children and their families in Hampshire
Contact: Sharon Austen
Call/Text 0845 603 5620
Life and Deaf
The Life & Deaf projects use poetry and the arts to help deaf children explore their identities and develop communication skills and emotional literacy; their overall aim is to improve the mental health of future generations of deaf people.
National Deaf Children’s Society
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
Parent Place Discussion Forum
National Deaf Children’s Parents Forum.
NDCS Me2 Website
Where parents can see if there is a local club which has signed up to our pledge or can encourage local clubs to become deaf friendly.
Hampshire Deaf Association.
Fun 4 You
SONUS’s activity days for children aged from 0-11 years old.
SONUS’s Youth Department, available for young people from age 11- 25.
Monthly newsletter with activities and news – particularly for children using oral communication methods.
A Hampshire wide network of parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs aged 0-19. Parent Voice provides local information and advice.
Good for checking out information about Education/Special Educational Needs.
Deaf Parenting UK
For deaf parents.
Public website for all sorts of information about public services and changes in the law.
Contact a Family
For information on a wider range of disabilities and services.
Hearing loss simulations
Paediatric Audiologist Blog
Hampshire based Hearing Direct
Suppliers of aids and alerting devices for the deaf and hard of hearing, covering a wide range of hearing loss.
Deaf Child Inpatient Service
Provides services for deaf children and young people with severe mental health, emotional and behavioural problems.