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Supporting Children in Kent with Special Educational Needs and Disability

deaf expo


Deaf Expo is Coming!

18th September 2022,

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone


Come and join us at Deaf Expo. A chance to see what is on offer for deaf children in Kent, including information from education, audiology, charities, speech and language therapy, assistive equipment and much more.

 This event offers a great opportunity for you to expand your support network by talking to professionals and other parents as well as offering fun activities for the children to join in.

          So please save the date in your diary and come and join us for a fun and informative day out!

Deaf Expo 2022 Stands confirmed so far:

Phonak UK
Interpreting Matters
Advanced Bionics
National Deaf Children’s Society
Delta – Deaf Education through Listening and Talking
BSL Training
BSL Community
Royal Association for Deaf People
The Elizabeth Foundation
Great Ormond Street Hospital
KCHFT Children’s Hearing Services
EKHUFT Speech and Language Therapy Service
Canterbury College
National Deaf CAMHS
The Sittingbourne School
Fleetdown Primary Academy
Slade Primary School
Castle Hill C.P School
St Gregory’s Catholic School
Foreland Fields School


We also have:

England's Deaf Basketball Team attending to demonstrate and teach
Vision Communication Fleetdown Primary Academy's signing choir's will be performing.


The following food vendors will be selling the following:

Crown Ices - Ice creams
Delights from the Dub - Tea and coffee
Scoff and Nosh - burgers, hotdogs and chips

Positive Feedback received from Deaf Expo 2018:

The amount of information available specifically Cochlear Implants and Colleges and opportunity to ask questions
The atmosphere and meeting other children and adults that are deaf and wearing Cochlear Implants
The knowledge and experience of the staff especially those in education
Information for BSL users and watching people signing
Activities and groups that are available for children with a hearing loss
Range of stalls available
Catching up with family and friends
Stands re: cochlear implants & sign info
Being able to get moulds done
Children were entertained
Meeting people with information on Deaf Problems
Signing choir
Access to resources and aids
Lots of activities
The children enjoyed it
Seeing different things