We are DeafKidz International
Authentic and proven, DeafKidz International is a global leading organisation responding to the protection, health, wellbeing and access to education needs of deaf children, young people and adults worldwide.
We work to ensure that D/deaf children and young people are able to live safely and without fear of stigma, discrimination and abuse in the communication mode of choice; sign language, sign supported spoken language, community ethnic sign, aural method and DeafBlind manual.
Our vision: A world where Deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and DeafBlind children, young people and adults are able to live safely and without fear of abuse and exploitation.
Our mission statement: With safeguarding at the heart of all we do, DeafKidz International aims to respond comprehensively to the protection, health, wellbeing and access to education needs of deaf children, young people and adults worldwide.
World Hearing Day 2021
Today marks World Hearing Day 2021 and the World Health Organisation’s theme this year is ‘Hearing Care for All’, launching the WHO World Report on Hearing and presenting a global call for action to address hearing loss and ear diseases across the life course.
Boldspace appointed to drive DKI’s PR and Campaigning
We are delighted to share the news that DeafKidz International has appointed Boldspace, a brand strategy and communications agency, to help raise our profile and drive our PR and Campaigns.
New Intelligence Briefing published: ‘The Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Deaf and Disabled Children Online’ - Join our Webinar on 24/02/2021
This new intelligence briefing acts as a situational analysis of current perspectives and evidence on the sexual exploitation and abuse of children with disabilities online. DeafKidz International compiled this paper in partnership with WePROTECT Global Alliance and Childhood USA.
Calling all DeafKidz Heroes: Give a gift this Christmas to support deaf children worldwide
2020 has been a difficult year for small charities like ours, and we need your help now more than ever to support deaf children worldwide.
Responding to the Online Protection Needs of Disabled children
A WeProtect Global Alliance Briefing Paper
We’re working across the world to give DeafKidz the right to an accessible, safe childhood free from poverty, violence and exploitation.See where we work »