Parent and toddler group



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Parent & toddler group Deaf Action supports deaf families at every stage. 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. This can impact both a child’s development and parental bond. We want to close this gap by supporting young people and their families. Supporting families Our parent & toddler group provides support and advice for deaf families. And by ...

Information for deaf students



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Bright Deal Making sense of energy Click for BSL Video Bright Deal is a home energy advice service from Deaf Action, helping deaf and hard of hearing people in Scotland understand and manage their home energy. How can we help? We can offer advice in BSL to help you live comfortably, understand your energy usage, and save money on your ...




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Employability   Click for BSL Video Deaf Action's employability service supports deaf and hard of hearing people in Edinburgh to achieve their employment goals. How can we help? Whether you're searching for your first job after leaving education, looking to get back into employment, or ready to take the next step in your career, our employment service is here to ...

Hard of hearing



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It can feel alienating when you’re hard of hearing. Everyone talking around you, while you struggle to get involved. But Deaf Action has a range of simple products and services that can help you be a part of the conversation. Deaf Action supplies specialist equipment to help deaf and hard of hearing people access more of life. How can we ...

Volunteer with deaf children


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Volunteer with our Youth Club Click for BSL video Are you interested in volunteering with deaf young people? Apply now to join us! Becoming a volunteer Could you become a volunteer and support deaf young people? Volunteering can be an extremely rewarding way to spend your time. We’re looking for people who can give their time for regular or one-off ...

Community support in the South of England



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Deaf community support Community support in the South of England Click for BSL Video Our community support team works with deaf people who live in Southampton, Hampshire, Dorset, Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight and surrounding areas. What is deaf community support? Our aim is to enable deaf people to maintain their independence by providing high quality support. We feel it ...

Residential care


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Residential care Easthill Home for Deaf People Click for BSL Video Easthill Home for Deaf People is unique in offering the UK’s only residential care home for BSL users. Residential care for deaf BSL users At Easthill, we offer a person-centred approach to the support we offer. We are proud to be able to offer a living environment where British ...

Employability survey



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Employability survey Click here to see questions in BSL This survey will help us shape our employability service for deaf people in the future. Please fill in the form below. To see the questions in BSL, watch the video above. Employability survey 1. Are you currently employed in the city of Edinburgh? * Yes No 2. When completing a job application ...

Share your story | Deaf Action



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Share your story We love when people share their stories with us. It helps bridge the gap between communities and cultures. Stories help others understand deaf people’s experiences, provide tips to others going through similar situations and can inspire people to make a difference. If you have a connection to deafness or to Deaf Action, share your story with us. ...

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