DDYC – DEX Deaf Youth Council

About DEXperience / DEX Deaf Youth Council

Our service is aimed at deaf children and deaf young people including those with additional needs, aged 0-25 years of age.

We work with Young Lives Wakefield, deaf organisations and Government agencies to facilitate the DEX Deaf Youth Council (DDYC) to provide information and support to parents, children and young people.

Recently we were awarded a £50,000 grant from Heritage Lottery Fund to encourage and empower deaf young people to discover their deaf identity and culture in a fun way.

Read about the Deaf Story Heritage Project

We hold workshops on first Saturdays of each month.  All deaf young people are welcome to come to the workshops.

For this year, DDYC are training deaf young people to use their smartphones in making British Sign Language videos.

DDYC recognises the powerful usage of smartphones for deaf young people in sending comments, compliments and complaints in British Sign Language to statutory authorities.

DDYC News

 

My Deaf Story Project Extended

Thanks again to the Heritage Lottery Fund which has agreed to extend our My Deaf Story project till next April. This means the DEX Deaf Youth Council can get involved in more Deaf cultural activities and more fun to...

Last My Deaf Story Project Workshop

Our last My Deaf Story project workshop 😥 was held yesterday with the DEX Deaf Youth Council (DDYC) - feedback on what was good, what was funny and what could have been better. We are really pleased to report that the whole group enjoyed the project, 😃 and...

My Deaf Story Heritage Project

The hard work finalising the My Deaf Story Heritage project report to the Heritage Lottery Fund is almost done! The DEXperience Board is really proud of the DEX Deaf Youth Council and the members' commitment and enthusiasm as they are a fantastic...

Read our Newsletters

 

 
22/09/2017 – DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 3 
10/05/2017 – 3 Days to Go! 
20/04/2017 – DEX Deaf Awareness Day – 13th May 2017 
12/10/2016 – DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 2
08/05/2016 – DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 1