NDCS Consultation day for young people with experience of...
PDDCS News NDCS are holding a free event in Birmingham for deaf young people aged 11-19 to get their views /experiences of being fostered/ living in care (children’s home), now or in the past. The day will be split between a group session where young people will be supported to share their experiences, and a mixture of on site graffiti inspired activities with gra...
Tue, Mar 11 2014 · 9 hours ago
NDCS Volunteers Training opportunity Peterborough
PDDCS News NDCS are looking for deaf adults and family members of a deaf child, to share their experiences of being deaf with families attending the NDCS newly identified family weekends. See details on the poster below.For further details contact: Lyndsay Smith, Family Programme Operational and Development CoordinatorEmail: email@example.com Tel: 01782 633425
Fri, Mar 07 2014
Peterborough United Deaf Teams bring home a trophy from...
PDDCS News The whole squad as mascot celebrate at the end of the tournament Players, coaches, parents and administrators of the Peterborough United Deaf Youth teams returned from the NDCS National tournament on Sunday with smiles on their faces after impressive performances from all the Posh teams involved.The two under-12 teams, White and Blue, dominated their respective group...
Mon, Mar 03 2014
Dean's story: A long road to my dreams
PDDCS News A long road to my dreams. Hello my name is Dean Wash and I am Deaf. I work with hard working team at Jack Hunt School supporting deaf students and also I was a former Jack Hunt pupil. You all probably wondering what I'm doing here and I wanted to share with you all here. On February 4th 2014 it's my 5th year kidney and pancreas transplant anniversary. In 2...
Thu, Feb 27 2014
2014 Peterborough United Deaf Youth Team Photos
PDDCS News Here are the official photos of the Peterborough United deaf teams that will be playing at the NDCS National Tournament in Reading on Sunday. We have three teams: Under 12 Blue, Under 12 White and Under 16. The pictures were taken at Peterborough's famous London Road Stadium on Tuesday. Good luck in the tournament to all players and UP THE POSH!Peterborough United Dea...
Wed, Feb 26 2014
'Masterpiece' Sign Language Play Frozen Coming to...
PDDCS News A play which is accessible for sign language users as well as those who can hear is on its way to Peterborough. Frozen, by Byrony Lavery, has been described as a 'masterpeice' by reviewers and will be performed at Peterborough's Key Theatre on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th March. Starring award-winning deaf talent including Jean St Claire and Sophie Stone, Frozen tell...
Wed, Feb 26 2014
Deaf Futsal (indoor football) Now in Peterborough ... come...
PDDCS News Deaf Futsal has come to Peterborough thanks to the new City of Peterborough Futsal Centre.Futsal is an indoor version of football. It is five-a-side but played on a basketball size court with a smaller but heavier ball. It relies on skill and speed. Its how Ronaldo and Messi started and people around the world love to play it especially in Brazil. See the video at the...
Wed, Feb 12 2014
Peterborough's Jack Hunt Deaf Unit Features in Action on...
PDDCS News Student Ayesha Staff and students from Peterborough's successful educational unit for deaf students at Jack Hunt School have been featured in the membership magazine for the charity Action on Hearing Loss.The four page special feature tells the story of three students, Golofnira, Ayesha and Calum as well as few words from lead Teacher of the deaf Teresa Quail (TQ) an...
Wed, Feb 12 2014
NDCS: My Life, My Health
PDDCS News ndcs.org.uk/mylifemyhealth The PDDCS is supporting a new health campaign this week to help encourage GPs and surgeries become more deaf aware. The National Deaf Children’s Society launched My life, My health on 4 February to help ensure deaf teenagers get the health support they need and deserve. The campaign has been developed with the help of the charity’s Yo...
Fri, Feb 07 2014
NDCS: My Future event March 2014
PDDCS News The NDCS are running an event for deaf young people aged 16-18 on the 1stMarch in Birmingham. This is a one day event for deaf young people who are thinking about what they would like to do when they leave school. They will have workshops on applying for University and work, support and information available, technology, CV writing and interview skills. They will also...
Wed, Feb 05 2014
Jack Hunt School Annual Play - Signed performance
PDDCS News The annual Jack Hunt School play takes place next week. The production is Fame.The signed performance will take place on Thursday 13th Feb.
Mon, Feb 03 2014
PDDCS Poetry: Ghost murder
PDDCS News Husnayn, a keen PDDCS footballer, has turned his hand to poetry after being inspired by the poetic work of a fellow PDDCS member. This is his first ever attempt of writing a poem. Well done Husnayn. It certainly has a chilling effect. Ghost murderThe 4 boys went to ghost houseKnock in 4 timesDoor open creak 3 boys scared but one boy braveThe 4 boys went in ghos...
Mon, Jan 27 2014
UK Deaf Sport Looking for Trustees
PDDCS News UK Deaf Sport is currently inviting people to join its volunteer board of Trustees Do you know anyone who has what it takes to drive UKDS UK Deaf Sport) forwards? They are looking to balance and strengthen the board at UKDS with trustees who have the right skill set and experience. If you know anyone who would be an ideal candidate, please pass on this messa...
Fri, Jan 24 2014
Deaf friendly cycling - free sessions
PDDCS News The first the deaf friendly cycling session was a brrrrrrilliant success despite the cold weather. If anyone is still interested in taking part contact Teresa Quail firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu, Jan 23 2014
Inspiration to deaf children across the world. Deaf...
PDDCS News Derrick Coleman, the Seattle Seahawks fullback, is the first deaf offensive American Football player in NFL history. This week, Derrick’s story was revealed to the world in an advert for Duracell, where he explains how he never let deafness stand between him and his dreams, even though others around him did. It is an inspirational advert that has been shared arou...
Fri, Jan 17 2014
Benefits for deaf young people
PDDCS News The NDCS team have created these videos explaining benefits for deaf young people and the PIP (Personal Independence Payment) facts.
Wed, Jan 15 2014
Watch: Footballer Derrick Coleman's NFL Duracell battery...
PDDCS News Watch this video from battery manufacturer Duracell featuring deaf NFL (American Football League) professional Derrick Coleman.The story is that Derrick has been deaf since three and faced bullying, misunderstanding and was told to quit the sport on account of his deafness. But he took no notice and now plays the sport he loves in front of tens of thousands of adoring...
Tue, Jan 14 2014
Youth Advisory Board Deadline - 2 weeks to go
PDDCS News "Are you 12-18 years old? Want to make things better for deaf young people?Are you fed up with doing the same old things?Want something interesting and new to get involved --- (NDCS Buzz)NDCS will be recruiting for their next Young People’s Advisory Board.Are you interested? Applications deadlines– Friday 24th January.Check the NDCS Buzz webs...
Thu, Jan 09 2014
DEAF FRIENDLY SWIMMING LESSONS
PDDCS News Deaf friendly swimming lessons for all our PDDCS children of all ages and experience. Please let me know if you are interested in your children getting involved. The lessons will take place at the Peterborough RegionalPool. Times and dates will be available when I know how many children are taking part. For any other information please contact me on 07816911744 (...
Tue, Jan 07 2014
PDDCS News Happy new year from the PDDCS2014 looks to be as busy as 2013.Check out some of the events planned so far2014Jan 6 7-8pm Football age 5-16 9 Toddler Group Family Sign13 7-8pm Football age 5-16 13 Committee meeting20 7-8pm Football age 5-16 23 Toddler Group Family Sign23 Free deaf-friendly cycling 3.30-4.30 27 7-8pm Football age 5-16 30 Free deaf-friendly cy...
Wed, Jan 01 2014
Magical family Christmas drama 'Tree Fairy' to air on the...
PDDCS News "On Monday 23rd December, Tree Fairy, a magical Christmas drama, will premiere on the BSL Zone, which can be viewed online and on digital television! Tree Fairy, (starring Deaf actress, Rebecca Anne-Withey, as the Fairy and newcomer, Olivia Jordan-Caws, as Libby), is a magical drama about a young Deaf girl who finds herself left out at home at Christmas. Following t...
Sat, Dec 21 2013
Werrington school's charity donation to the PDDCS
PDDCS News This morning Jack and I went to see year 6 at Werrington School in Peterborough. The amazing children there had had a cake and badge sale to raise money for the PDDCS Toddler Group. They managed to raise £100 which is going to go towards our Deaf Aware swimming lessons which will start in the new year. The children were very interested to learn all about our Toddl...
Thu, Dec 19 2013
PDDCS Toddler Winter Event
PDDCS News It was an amazing magical morning with the Deaf Toddlers in the Winter Wonderland at Baytree Garden Centre. We rode on a magical train pulled by Reindeer to Santa's magical house that was run by his jolly elves. Every member got a special present and a baby Christmas tree to plant in their garden. We topped the morning off by making sure Santa's Reindeers had enou...
Wed, Dec 18 2013
PDDCS free cycling sessions
PDDCS News PDDCS free cycling sessions for deaf youth and adults
Fri, Dec 13 2013
PDDCS Family Sign Peterborough 2014
PDDCS News NDCS Family Sign Language (FSL) course started Thursday (14th November 2013) at the PDDCS Toddler Group. The toddler group runs fortnightly. Jan 9 Jan 23 Feb 6 Family Sign will take place from 10am-11am but toddlers opens from 9.30-11.30 as normal. Toddler Group is run by parent Amy Casselden. The group is aimed at pre-school children and held at the...
Thu, Dec 12 2013
Sign languages around the world
PDDCS News As a follow up to the post about the young PDDCS German signer winning the Signature National Award for completing British Sign Level 1 in only two months, here is a map of what is thought to be the sign languages used around the world. Source: [link]
Tue, Dec 10 2013
UScreen Awards Event 15th December 2013
PDDCS News The date for the UScreen Awards Event 15th December 2013 has been confirmed. On Sunday 15th December, at Pinewood Studios, UScreen will announce the winner and 2 runner ups for each catagory as well as the one film which will be the overall winner of the uSpark Awards. The students at Jack Hunt School sumbitted 4 clips, 3 of which were created by PDDCS members. Nee...
Fri, Nov 29 2013
One Mother's Diary: ¿Habla español?
PDDCS News The PDDCS invite you to read and enjoy the latest in our popular serialisation of One Mother's Diary. 10 ¿Habla --- --- grey weekend November 2013 Although the beginning of 2013 started in traumatic fashion with Calum’s implant operation and its subsequent side effects, with hindsight I can now see that although it was a problem it was just that: one...
Tue, Nov 26 2013
25th November: International Day for the Elimination of...
PDDCS News The United Nations observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. SignHealth, the Healthcare charity for Deaf people, operate a service called DeafHope UK. This is a service for Deaf women and their children who are experiencing, or are survivors of, domestic abuse. For further details about the service click hereDeafHop...
Mon, Nov 25 2013
Sign this petition and finally make LOVEFiLM take notice...
PDDCS News A new petition has been launched and its creating a fair bit of interest!The petition is asking LOVEFiLM to provide information about which of the films for rental have subtitles. At the moment, there is no way of knowing when you order a film if its going to have subtitles. Duff! And lots of on demand films or content by them isn't subtitled either which is pretty p...
Fri, Nov 22 2013
NDCS seeking new Youth Advisory Board members
PDDCS News "Are you 12-18 years old? Want to make things better for deaf young people?Are you fed up with doing the same old things?Want something interesting and new to get involved --- (NDCS Buzz)NDCS will be recruiting for their next Young People’s Advisory Board.Are you interested? Applications are open from Monday 2nd December – Friday 24th January...
Thu, Nov 21 2013
Online Lipreading practice resource
PDDCS News Gloria, the creator of the online lipreading practice resource [link] has shared with us how her website came about. To learn why, read on Hello I’m Gloria McGregor. I have had a severe hearing since my early thirties. I was a primary school teacher and losing most of my high frequency hearing meant that I could no longer hear what the children said. I lov...
Tue, Nov 19 2013
PDDCS Panto tickets available
PDDCS News There are still some tickets availableSee contact details belowSigned Performance 2013 Edited by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Mon, Nov 18 2013
PDDCS success at Signature Awards Evening 2013
PDDCS News Signature held their annual Awards Evening on Friday night. Three members of the PDDCS were nominated and achieved success in different categories. On behalf of the PDDCS we offer them our congratulations:Golofnira Zadran - National Young Learner of the Year 2013And this is why... Golofnira is 13 years old. She came to Jack Hunt School in 2012 from Germany with exce...
Mon, Nov 18 2013
New Deaf Adults Advocacy Services in Peterborough
PDDCS News The new Deaf Adults Advocacy Services in Peterborough service is operarting through the Cambridgeshire Deaf Association. For more information or to make a referral please contact Ruth Godden: Email: email@example.com Tel: 01223 411778 Fax: 01223 411701 Mob: 07902 281668
Thu, Nov 14 2013
Signature Awards 2013: Last chance to vote for...
PDDCS News Charity and leading awarding body for British Sign Language (BSL) - Signature - is urging the nation to vote for unsung heroes and community groups which are committed to creating a society which is accessible to deaf and deafblind people. Following a UK-wide search, the shortlist for the Community Spirit award in the 2013 Signature Annual Awards has been announced,...
Wed, Nov 13 2013
Peterborough Family Sign Course
PDDCS News NDCS Family Sign Language (FSL) course will be starting this Thursday (14th November 2013) at the PDDCS Toddler Group. The toddler group runs fortnightly. Toddler Group is run by parent Amy Casselden. The group is aimed at pre-school children and held at the Jigsaw Centre in Orton Malborne, Peterborough. It's a great opportunity to meet other parents who are ...
Wed, Nov 13 2013
'Our Health in Your Hands' Campaign
PDDCS News A new campaign, 'Our Health in Your Hands', has been launched explains that you have a right under law to have an interpreter in a healthcare setting like a hospital and a GP surgery when you need one.For further details [link]
Fri, Nov 08 2013
PDDCS Xmas Under 11 Event
PDDCS News Xmas Under 11s 2013 by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Mon, Oct 21 2013
Deaf Friendly Football Coaching with Peterborough United
PDDCS News Come along to Deaf Friendly Football with Peterborough United and PDDCS every Monday in term time. It's at Jack Hunt School, for boys and girls and all ages and abilities. 7-8pm and free. Kids can play for fun and learn some footy skills or go for selection for the Peterborough United Youth Deaf team and play in matches against other teams and in national tournaments...
Tue, Oct 15 2013
PDDCS Skating Event
PDDCS News Skating Dec 2013 by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Mon, Oct 14 2013
PDDCS Signed Performance 2013
PDDCS News Signed Performance 2013 Edited by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Fri, Oct 04 2013
PDDCS Event - Big Sky 2013
PDDCS News Big Sky 2013 by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Sun, Sep 29 2013
PDDCS September newsletter
PDDCS News There is the PDDCS September newsletter Newsletter Sept 2013 NE PDF by Peterborough and District Deaf Children's Society
Thu, Sep 26 2013
UCAS 'How-to guides' in BSL
PDDCS News [link] This month, as students enjoy the introductary weeks to University and colleges, UCAS (the UK's shared admissions service for higher education) have announced the launch of videos to help deaf students apply to university or college.Each video covers an individual part of the UCAS process including information for students with disabilities, how to app...
Wed, Sep 25 2013
Life & Deaf on this week's See Hear
PDDCS News Coverage of the recent Life & Deaf collaboration with Julia Donaldson, the Sign Good Morning campaign and their UK tour launch festival will be showing on BBC's See Hear tomorrow:BBC See Hear (series 33, episode 8)10.30am on BBC 2Wednesday 25th SeptemberThis episode will be available to watch on iPlayer for the next few months.Life & Deaf are reminding people ...
Tue, Sep 24 2013
uScreen inspirational film competition local entries
PDDCS News At the end of the last summer term, 14 young students from Jack Hunt School were given the opportunity to create and produce their own film for the uSreen film competition. uScreen were "looking for young filmmakers to tell stories about an inspirational person in their life who has ‘Sparked a Positive Shift’ and changed the way they think or behave. uScreen is...
Sat, Sep 21 2013
NDCS Get Creative Weekend (Music and Visual Arts),...
PDDCS News Check out the upcoming NDCS Get Creative Weekend (Music and Visual Arts), Cambridgeshire "If your child loves getting creative then this weekend is for them! They will: Take part in musical and visual arts activities, getting the opportunity to express themselves and build confidence Meet and work with a deaf artist (Damien Robinson) and musician (Ruth Montgomer...
Wed, Sep 11 2013
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