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“I’d say to all parents of deaf children, apply for it.”
Your summer checklist for the primary to secondary transition years Look, Smile, Chat
Our Look, Smile, Chat resources are designed to help improve deaf awareness and aid communication between deaf and hearing young people by showing how simple steps can make a big difference. Tell your child to have a look at www.buzz.org.uk/looksmilechat.
Preparing for secondary school
Is your child starting secondary school in September? Have a look on our YouTube channel for our video My Deaf Son and Moving to a New School. James (12) who is profoundly deaf and his parents tell us what it was like when he moved from primary to a mainstream secondary school, and share their top tips for preparing for the move. www.youtube.com/ ndcswebteam
Helping your child to stay safe and smart online
To find out more about DLA, visit www.ndcs.org.uk/dla. For information about other benefits which may be available to deaf children and young people visit www.ndcs.org.uk/finance. Have a look at when our Roadshow is next in your area at www.ndcs.org.uk/roadshow.
Does your child spend a lot of time online? Do you ever worry about what they’re doing? Our new webpage has loads of tips and advice on what you can do to protect your child, and encourage them to make smart choices online. Have a look at www.ndcs.org.uk/esafety.
www.ndcs.org.uk/11-13 NDCS Families • Summer 2016
Published on May 23, 2016
The summer issue of Families magazine is packed with stories from families and information about childhood deafness including: • mum C...