West Scotland Deaf Children's Society

281a Central Chambers
93 Hope Street
Glasgow
G2 6LD

Tel: 0141 243 2958 (Voice and Text)

Web: www.wsdcs.org.uk

The West Scotland Deaf Children's Society offers help and support for families with deaf children in the West of Scotland covering twelve local authorities: Argyll & Bute, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire, and Glasgow.

They can help you cope with initial diagnosis, and help you understand terminology and the professionals you will deal with - for example, audiologists and consultants.

They can help you understand what level of support your child is entitled to in Education, whether that be nursery, primary, secondary or further education, mainstream schooling or specialist hearing impairment units.

The Society also provide:

  • A full social calendar throughout the year.
  • A twice-monthly youth group (11-17).
  • Weekly fun/sign activity group (5-11).

They can help you understand what benefits you may be entitled to for your child.

Last updated on 10/10/2013

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