The Silent Child is to be shown on Good Friday at 19:40 on BBC1! We are impressed with the backstage arrangements that were made in order to get the film shown on the mainstream media at a peak viewing time – very much need publicity for our cause and campaign for deaf education at last….. Details on the BBC website...Read More
Author: Jill Jones
London here we come! Deaf Yorkshire young people are descending on you this weekend – so Deaf culture alert! As part of the My Deaf Story and Citizenship projects we are going to find Deaf activities as well as learn about the Bank of England and the Supreme Court, and much more… We will fill you in with the details...Read More
Some DEX Deaf Youth Council members went to a local Constituency Labour Party meeting to learn more from Jon Trickett, MP and Shadow Cabinet member, after meeting him several weeks ago. He told the CLP meeting that DEX’s lobbying and his support resulted in Labour’s aim to have legal recognition of BSL, stated in the Labour Party’s...Read More
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse DEX was invited to be a consultant, with SignHealth and NSPCC, at a meeting on 21 February 2018, of the government’s Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) and its Truth Project: www.truthproject.org.uk The IICSA was set up in 2015 to look at organisations that have failed to protect children from sexual abuse, and to encourage victims and survivors to share their experiences confidentially in order to help the government to prevent childhood abuse happening in the future. The Truth Project ends in 2020, so it is only a short term project, but...Read More
What an amazing achievement for Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton, and of course Maisie Sly, and not forgetting the film crew!!! – to take British Sign Language to a world-wide audience in such a prestigious venue! We salute you...Read More
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Deaf Ex-Mainstreamers’ Group (DEXperience)
We are an entirely deaf-led organisation that exists to raise awareness of the daily struggle that deaf children have in mainstream education.
Every deaf child’s wellbeing matters to us and to you!
DEX uses the English dictionary definition of the word “deaf” to mean “wholly or partially without hearing” to apply to all children who have hearing loss.
DEXperience welcomes everybody, whatever education experience you have. We have adopted ‘DEXperience’ to show that we are inclusive of all.
We are a deaf-led organisation that was set up to support deaf people who are being educated in mainstream education, or who attended mainstream schools. Deaf people who attended Deaf schools want to support this campaign too.
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