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.
Here’s the BSL welcome to the DEX website!
The DEX Deaf Youth Council (DDYC) has finished the ASDAN Citizenship course which was delivered entirely in BSL, as were the assessments. The course developed skills including learning, teamwork and problem solving. There have been monthly workshops and...read more
The DEX Deaf Youth Council's Citizenship course has ended now, and we just have a few more assessments to do for those who wanted to try for the ASDAN qualification. So far four have passed and we are really proud of their hard work. The course and...read more
Yesterday was the first meeting for the DEX Deaf Youth Council to start their new Live Well project. The DDYC members started to plan the programme for next year and decided which activities on their "wish list" they wanted to do. We will post information...read more
We have a new DDYC project starting in September to develop the DEX Deaf Youth Council! If you are aged 17 years - 30 years and interested please contact usread more
As part of the ASDAN Citizenship course, eleven DDYC members went over to Flamborough to visit the Living Seas Centre and to take part in a beach clean up. We are working on Module 2 Community and Volunteering....read more
Some of the DEX Deaf Youth Council went to meet John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, last week. The meeting was held by Jon Trickett MP (he is on the left of the photo). Jon and John McDonnell have promised to introduce a government Bill for...read more
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has made a video for schools about how to deal with bullying. We suggest you use this in schools where deaf children are being bullied. However, where BSL is the first language there needs to be a specialist...read more
The Skype linkup with Helga Stevens, Deaf Member of the European Parliament, at Brussels went very well last Friday 15th June at Sheffield Hallam University. This initiative was part of the Deaf young people involvement in the ASDAN course on Citienship....read more
For this month's workshop the DEX Deaf Youth Council visited a recycling centre in Wakefield - as part of their Citizenship course. It was good to know that our waste is being used again in different ways and that we can help our planet. The centre we...read more
The UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD) supported Aldi with the making of this advert. DEX is a trustee of UKCoD so we are thrilled with BSL being given so much publicity! Also thanks go to Maisie Sly and her mum...read more
“I was born and lived in Pakistan in my early childhood. When I was three my family found out I was deaf. My dad decided to go to the audiologist for hearing tests and hearing aids. He wanted an implant for me but they were too expensive and we couldn’t...read more
DEX Directors who were at the Board meeting held in Wakefield on 21 April 2018: David Leach, Brian Daltrey, Ian Randell, Georgina Brown (Hon. Treasurer), Khalid Ashraf, Jill Jones (Chair), Andrew Smith, and newly appointed members John Smith and Rachel...read more