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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We are looking at commencing another Families BSL Course to take place at the Langley Arms in Downend commencing on Monday 25th March from 6:30 pm until 8pm each Monday evening. This will be an 8 session course aiming to improve BSL vocabulary and practice Signing for...read more
Our first Coffee morning family social of 2019 was held with special guests from Eco Animal Encounters. The hall was full children (and adults) eagerly waiting to see what animals were going to appear. First was an African bull frog. He was huge and very cute....read more
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