Monday, 20 April 2015

PDDCS AGM 2015

Hello Everyone.

PDDCS AGM 2015 will be at Big Sky in Peterborough on 28th May from 6-8pm. PDDCS have hired the the venue so the kids can play whilst the meeting takes place.

An American Supper style evening is planned so please bring a plate of whatever food you fancy!.

PDDCS will be selecting a new committee and are always looking for some new people to join the PDDCS for another exciting year ahead. Even if you don't wish to be directly involved on the committee please come along and enjoy an evening together.

If you wish to have further information please contact Amy Casselden 07816911744



Monday, 13 April 2015

National Deaf Awareness Week 4-11 May 2015

National Deaf Awareness Week 4-11 May 2015





NDCS - 11 tips for communicating with a deaf child
1. Find out how they communicate
2. Get their attention
3. Face them when you’re talking
4. Speak clearly and naturally
5. Watch your mouth
6. Use visual cues, where possible
7. Make it clear what the topic of conversation is
8. Stand with your face to the light
9. Speak one at a time
10. Reduce background noise
11. Never give up or say “I’ll tell you later”

Deaffest 2015

Deaffest, Wolverhampton, is back and celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a range of screening and events with established deaf filmmakers and artists from across the world.

Thursday 14th May to Sunday 17th May 2015.

For further details go to their website http://deaffest.co.uk/



Thursday, 26 March 2015

BSL clip - Tips on making a complaint to the NHS in England

It is hoped that further positive changes are taking place in the NHS as a result of the NDCS My Life My Health campaign. However if someone does need to make a complaint to the NHS in England  the Parliamentary Ombudsman  has created the following advice and support video.













Who are the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman?


Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Disability Matters - New e-learning resource



Disability Matters has just been launched. It is co-developed with disabled young people and parent carers. It is a free e learning resource designed to support organisations and workers to engage confidently with disabled children and young people.

Deaf Communication matters is one of many e-learning modules created by disability matters for the UK workforce.   The deaf communication module uses material from the NDCS My life, My health campaign .



Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Hearing Hands - Samsung

Samsung Turkey created the video “Hearing Hands”, to promote their video call center for people with hearing loss. Watch Muharrem's reaction as strangers around him use sign language to communicate with him and make his day inclusive.