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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In the blink of an eye, Summer has pretty much gone. The trees are starting to change colour, the mornings and evening have a crisp feel to them. This year will certainly be remembered for being a notably difficult, testing time for all. The one when parents...
Thursday 6th August we went to Goblin Combe for a morning of woodland fun. It was a drizzly, overcast yet sticky morning when we arrived and were greated by Goblin Combe Adventures Alice, who was our lead for the morning. After sanitising our hands we all sat on an...
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