January 27, 2016

We have just completed our ‘What's Happening to Me?  Project, which was delivered entirely in Scotland. It was supported with grants from The Robertson Trust, Hugh Fraser Foundation and Miss Agnes H Hunter’s Trust.  

 

Our lead Trainer, Rubbena, took on four separate ‘roadshows’ throughout Scotland delivering face-to-face workshops to 71 young deaf people/adults (including parents) as well as attending the British Association for Teachers of the Deaf Con...

December 30, 2015

 

This is the second and final part of Sally’s story (read part one here). 

 

Profoundly deaf and seriously naive, Sally fell pregnant at 17 hardly knowing what was happening to her.  Now, 20 years later, she reflects on how this experience affected her parenting, and passes on a few words of wisdom!

 

Sally was determined that a lack of information and, even more importantly, the inability to discuss things at home in an open manner was not going to take her ch...

May 26, 2015

5 top tips for running sensitive workshops.

 

We run frequent tailored sessions on a wide range of topics including identity, sexual relationships, puberty, bullying, drugs and safety with deaf groups and with professionals from the education, health and social care sectors. Through these courses we have identified some tips for running sensitive workshops...

 

Context:  Detailed discussions in advance to agree expectations is vital.  It’s helpful to sh...

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