Meet other parents
There are various organisations nation-wide for parents with deaf children. Many of these organisations host events for parents.
Deafhear.ie hosts parent and toddler groups. Check the Parent’s Corner on the Deafhear.ie website to see if there is one near you.
Sharing the Journey is a parent-led support organisation. To see their events, check their website.
The Irish Deaf Society is a Deaf-led organisation. To see their information for parents, check their website.
Irish Deaf Kids is a non-profit social enterprise that supports inclusive education for children with hearing issues. They sometimes host events and also have a blog for parents. Find out more on their website.
If you are interested in setting up a parent group or hosting an event in your local community, the Deaf Education Centre would be happy to support you. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you live close to Northern Ireland, you should see if the National Deaf Children’s Society have any events of interest to you. Their website is here.