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...
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 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...
Another successful coffee morning and parent space

Another successful coffee morning and parent space

Thank you to everyone who came to our coffee morning on the 12th May.  It was a great session as we had a talk from Joao Roe, the Head of Sensory Support Services.  We discussed social emotional development and friendship, focusing on the importance of social...