National Deaf Children's Society

A charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children

LAST UPDATED AT 09:00 ON Fri 8 Feb 2013

Thousands of deaf children are being put at risk by cuts to the services they rely on to succeed at school. Children who need a Teacher of the Deaf to help them understand lessons are having this support reduced, and parents fear turning up at school to find their child's support has disappeared. The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children, and fighting for their rights to ensure they have the same opportunities as any other child. Its Stolen Futures campaign revealed one in four councils cut services for deaf children last year, and NDCS fears this will get worse as the axe continues to fall on the support deaf children need. NDCS needs 100,000 signatures on its e-petition to call on the Government to stop cuts to deaf children¹s services. For more information, visit www.ndcs.org.uk/petition. · 

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