Author: Steve Gibson

DEX Newsletter: DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 2

‘My Deaf Story’ Project  Discovering our deaf culture, identity and heritage Welcome to our second newsletter from Deaf Ex-mainstreamers Group (DEX). In this newsletter, we will be talking more about what DEX Deaf Young Council (DDYC) are doing. DDYC formed a few years ago with the aim of sharing views of our experiences in mainstream education and what organisations can do to improve the lives of deaf children in education. Our forthcoming theatre play in November will be our initiative to show how beneficial it is for deaf children to learn BSL at a young age.  Deaf young children...

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DEX Newsletter: DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 1

‘My Deaf Story Project – Discovering our deaf culture, identity and heritage’ Report from Project Manager   Steve Gibson I took over the project manager role from Sam Allen on 4th January 2016.  On the same day, I met up with Jill Jones and Sam.  At the meeting, Sam transferred all the paperwork and workload to me.  After Sam left, Jill and I went through what had been done and what was needed to do. I am grateful to both Jill and Sam for their information and support, mainly the former.  I have to say that it has been a steep...

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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.