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Supporting Deaf people and those with acquired hearing difficulties to live independent lives

Growing up in a hearing world can be challenging for young people with hearing loss and their families.

At West Norfolk Deaf Association we are passionate about supporting people of all ages with all levels of hearing loss, so we have created a wide range of activities, groups, and events designed to help those living with hearing loss live their most fulfilled lives.

We also have a fully accessible, purpose-built young persons' room in our Deaf Centre in Kings Lynn. It has a vast range of sensory equipment and technology suitable for children of all ages, and can be hired out for private groups or events.

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WNDA-Childrens Services - Young people enjoying one of our organised, tailored days out
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WNDA-Childrens Services - Children having fun at the farm, one of our organised days out tailored to hard of hearing children
WNDA-Childrens Services - Children playing with our special sensory toys in our purpose-built playroom
Young people social groups

Tuesdays - 6pm-7pm - St James Swimming Pool

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Join us for the first-ever UK Deaf Swimming Club!

Hosted by a UK Paralympian and award-winning Deaf Swimming Coach with years of competition experience, children can learn to swim in a safe, suitable environment

Monthly - Saturdays

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Breakout Club is a fun-filled social group suitable for children aged 5-11 with any deafness in the family.

Socialise with other families whilst enjoying a wide range of activities at various locations, and experience something new!

Second Friday of the month - 10:30am - 12:00pm

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Join us for our NEW Sensory & Sign drop-in playgroup, specifically designed for those with Deaf babies & pre-schoolers.

​Meeting on the Second Friday of every month, this fun, social group will help you learn basic signs to improve communication and meet other parents in similar situations.

Weekly - Saturdays. From 11th May 2024

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A FREE 6-week course that is open to all family members and carers of D/deaf children.​

Learn about a total communication approach to language - Improve communication within the family, increase well-being and explore the rich Deaf culture & history.

Young Peoples activiies

Story Time

A range of wonderful children's stories subtitled and signed in BSL, so all the family can enjoy.

Videos uploaded regularly to YouTube, so be sure to subscribe to our channel to catch the next one!

Image still of a video available on YouTube. Video is a BSL signed & subtitled children's story.

Kindly funded by the Early Childhood Community Fund


Young peoples Deaf advocacy
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Group for parents and carers of children newly diagnosed as Deaf or with hearing loss. Support, advice, information, and friendly company

from others in similar situations

Image of child wearing cochlear implant enjoying activities held at the Deaf Centre, where social groups & activities specially tailored to those with hearing difficulties take place.

WNDA provide a vast range of advocacy services for those living with hearing loss. From support & advice on useful equipment, to assistance with relevant benefits, and everything in between. We're always happy to help any way we can.

Face-to-face meetings available by appointment only. Or you can email us at any time and we'll get back to you.

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