Useful Info

Further information and guidance about deaf children, parenting and organisations that offer support and advice can be found here.

Useful Websites

BSL Zone / BSLBT
This is an excellent website where your child can access different resources- they can watch fun children programmes ranging from signed bedtime stories to cookery shows that are delivered in BSL and subtitles.
https://www.bslzone.co.uk/children/

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
The NDCS website is full of different information regarding your child; ranging from showing a list of different services you can access to a variety of resources you can use.
https://www.ndcs.org.uk

See Hear
This is a BBC 2 programme called see hear which shares news within the deaf community delivered by BSL.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/seehear

Remark! Community
Remark! is a charity where you can enquire about getting your child involved in events such as participating in play scheme activities during the half term holidays, attending youth club and more.
https:// www.remarkcommunity.org/playschemes/

Royal Deaf Association for Deaf people (RAD)
This is a useful website which offers a variety of services, information and support. They also organise some events such as offering opportunities for them to learn how to sail for a few days in the summer.
https://www.royaldeaf.org.uk/services/for-families/young-people/

Childline
This website can be useful in educating your child how to stay safe online, how to handle bullying and a range of different topics.
https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/deafzone/

Chicken Shed
This offers your child/yourselves as a family to watch theatres that are fully inclusive.
https://www.chickenshed.org.uk/

Deafinitely Theatre 
This is a deaf run theatre company which do a lot of BSL performances as well captions/voice overs so all can be included.
https://www.deafinitelytheatre.co.uk

Limping Chicken
This is an independently-run deaf blog and news site focusing on everything related to deafness, publishing articles written by Deaf and Hearing people across the UK and the world.
https://limpingchicken.com/