My Cochlear Implant

My Cochlear Implant

One of our young members recently wrote a speech for the Rotary Youth Speaks competition. Here are his words about his experience of being deaf and having a cochlear implant. “A cochlear implant is life changing and can help deaf people of any age. You can have...

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!...
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...
What’s on in May and June?

What’s on in May and June?

Are you looking for an event to attend with your family or want a space to talk to others about your experiences?  In May and June we have a number of sessions running that might interest you. Music and the Deaf Workshop – 2nd June 11am – 3pm – £5...
What emotional support do you need as a parent of a deaf child?

What emotional support do you need as a parent of a deaf child?

Here at The Family Centre we pride ourselves on listening to our members and providing the support that will really make a difference.  We currently run monthly Parent Space groups on Saturday mornings and are also considering a weekday time following requests.  We...