For the past seven years we’ve celebrated Deaf Awareness Week in North Somerset with the deaf community and a wide range of organisations, voluntary groups and local schools.
The 2021 Deaf Awareness Week's theme was of 'Coming through it together' to highlight the effect the Covid-19 pandemic has had on all of us.
For the second year running we were unable to hold face-to-face events because of the ongoing coronavirus restrictions, but we still want to mark this important event.
Aims for the week
Our goals for Deaf Awareness Week are as follows:
- To let deaf people know about all the social groups and specialist services
- To promote deaf awareness among the general public.
To find out more about the initiative, contact Liz Watkins, social worker with deaf people and single point access team.