Making A ctivities D eaf F riendly Hampshire Inspiring Inclusion Conference 2013. Introductions. Name Organisation I am from My experience of deafness What I would like to get out of the training? Sign name . Aims. Understanding of NDCS U nderstanding of deafness
Group to line up in order of birth date
(day and month only) –
without using any verbal communication
The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.
We believe that:
NDCS offers a range of services to deaf children and their
families which include:
Is about getting deaf children & young deaf people to stand up and say Me2!
Providing opportunities for deaf children to take part in a range of mainstream leisure activities with hearing children through making sure they are deaf friendly
Deafness what is it? up and say Me2!
Fact or fiction!
Statements about deafness
Move to the side of the room to indicate whether you think the statement is FACT or FICTION
In groups put the terms into two separate categories
“NDCS uses the term ‘deaf’ to mean all types of deafness, including temporary deafness such as glue ear.”
Communication, communication, communication up and say Me2!
Activities to realise and understand your communication skills
It is essentialto askthe deaf child or young person what their preferred communication method is!
Technology and deafness up and say Me2!
Practical adaptations up and say Me2!
Adapting up and say Me2!Activities
What activities do you do at your club / group / organisation?
How can you support deaf children and young people more effectively?