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- Earliest award date
- 09 Feb 1999
- Latest award date
- 05 Mar 2015
The organisation provides immediate and on-going support, information, advice and advocacy for deaf children and their families through a series of initiatives including a national freephone helpline, volunteer family support networks, self-help groups, specialist technical advisors and information weekends and information days. The project will provide an information and advocacy service for deaf children and their families along with emotional and social support and peer education programmes.
This project will increase access to information for young deaf school leavers, it will also improve education and employment opportunities. This will be achieved by working with education professionals, running residential workshops, creating a network of young deaf people, supporting access to careers advice and negotiating work placements. The grant will fund a new Education Project Officer, fees for freelance workers, information production, training and travel costs.
It Starts Here 25 May 2011
The project will provide a 3 year programme of family events for the widespread, often isolated, community of families with a deaf child to develop networks of peer support and provide access to balanced information in the early stages of their child's development. The three year grant will pay for one full-time and one part-time post, recruitment costs, expenses, training, marketing, office equipment and home office costs.
Caring and Sharing 23 Jun 2008
The grant will be used to develop a range of community support networks for deaf children and their families across Northern Ireland. Activities will include family weekends, parenting courses and specific activities for deaf children.
Towards a weekend of workshops for deaf children and their families.
Deaf Role Models - Wales 02 Nov 2005
The project is to provide support to deaf children (0-11) and their families through contact with deaf role models, who will be specially trained. The grant, over two years, will pay for recruitment costs, fees for freelance workers, training, travel expenses, evaluation, focus groups and a seminar. Prosiect i ddarparu cefnogaeth i blant byddar (0-11) a'u teuluoedd drwy gyswllt â modelau rôl byddar, a fydd yn cael eu hyfforddi'n arbennig.
Wales Programme Co-ordinator 02 Nov 2005
The project aims to bring families with deaf children together to build networks of self-support, and raise the awareness of the needs of deaf children and their families amongst organisations and service providers. The grant over 2 years will pay for a full time programme co-ordinator, training and activity costs. Cymdeithas Genedlaethol y Byddar. . . . .
Bridging the Gap 13 Dec 2007
The grant will be used to develop the Bridging the Gap project which, if successful at stage two, would provide training and support for children with hearing impairments and their families. The training and support would cover a range of issues including family communication, parenting skills and health and well-being.
Who Am I? 13 Feb 2008
This project seeks to improve the mental health, reduce emotional isolation, encourage family relationships, and improve the ability young deaf teenagers to form community connections. During the 3 years of the project 6 information workshops for 90 deaf teenagers and 270 family members will be held. Information from the workshop will form the basis for a booklet and DVD for future. This 3 year grant will pay for salary costs, as well as written and DVD publications.
All Together 10 Oct 2007
This project will provide information and support to fathers, grandparents and siblings of deaf children across England, with the aim of reducing the isolation and frustration they feel due to not being fully involved in their child's development and education. The applicant states most current provision, where available, is geared towards the mother of the child and is usually delivered by females. The information and support will include advice on accessing services as well as emotional peer support.
Positive Families, Stronger Communities 07 Feb 2011
This project will enable NDCS to provide training programmes for the parents and carers of deaf children in BME families in London, the North West and East Midlands. The training and outreach support will encourage the development of supportive family units that understand the specific needs of their deaf child, and are able to respond to the challenges of childhood deafness, to support their children to develop their full potential.
This project will offer home based support for the whole family of a deaf child, and will train 25 deaf adults who have a broad range of hearing loss and communication skills and who come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. These deaf role models will then be matched with families and will visit the families in their own homes to provide support and encouragement.
Deaf Role Model Project 23 Jan 2006
The project will support the development of the Deaf Role Model Project which will involve the training of 10 successful and skilled deaf adults to become role models for deaf children and their families.
Bridging the Gap 27 Mar 2009
The National Deaf Children's Society will use the grant to run Bridging the Gap, a project that will work to improve the quality of life of deaf children across Northern Ireland by giving them improved education, support and guidance.
Reaching Families Building Communities 10 Feb 2010
The charity aims to ensure families of deaf children have access to peer support and balanced information at every stage of their child's development, empowering families to achieve the best outcomes for their child. The project will provide a 3 year programme of 33 family weekend events in three areas of the UK that will follow the key life stages and needs of the deaf child.