FAMILY CENTRE (DEAF CHILDREN)

Supporting families living with deafness in Bristol and the surrounding area
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FAMILY CENTRE (DEAF CHILDREN)

Supporting families living with deafness in Bristol and the surrounding area
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ABOUT FCDC

THE FAMILY CENTRE PROVIDES SUPPORT TO ALL DEAF FAMILIES IN THE REGION, ENABLING A SOCIAL NETWORK FOR FAMILIES AND A PEER GROUP FOR THE CHILDREN AND ENABLING ACCESS TO LOCAL LEISURE FACILITIES

We can provide information and advice on deaf issues, run workshops and training, provide social support and improve access to recreational facilities and improve the opportunities available to deaf families. We will also work with other agencies to assist in any aspect of family life!

We run a variety of family activities and kids activities each year, including BSL lessons and a BSL choir and coffee mornings.  We enable peer groups for the children and support for parents allowing families in similar circumstances to meet and share experiences.

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"The Family Centre (Deaf Children) supports the whole family and has provided an opportunity for my hearing daughter to learn BSL.  This makes her feel included too."

"Finding other parents in the same position has been very supportive.  It has also been great for my son to meet other deaf children and to be provided with accessible activities"

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT FCDC?

UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

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Jul 14

July Coffee Morning

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

Does your child use the Sensory Support Service?

A big 're-design' has begun for children and young people living in Bristol, South Glos, BaNES and N Somerset. Please fill in this survey to ensure that the support which you have found useful does not get cut, and to suggest any improvements. Thank you! (Sensory...

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Social Emotional Development and Friendships

Social Emotional Development and Friendships

Our May coffee morning included a talk from Joao Roe, head of Sensory Support Services. This was an informal talk focusing on the importance of social interaction and attachment from the very beginning to the later years. This is a brief summary of main issues...

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Families @ The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is a closed group just for families and our staff and trustees.

If you are already a member of The Family Centre, or part of a family living with deafness, why not join and keep up to date with what we are doing as well as being able to chat with other families and ask for information and support. As it is a closed group, you can be sure that everyone in the group is part of a family living with deafness.  We will only accept a request to join once we have verified this.

The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is open to anyone, whether you are a volunteer, supporter, professional or just interested in our work.