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Fostering deaf children

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“I have noticed a lack of deaf and/or signing foster carers for deaf children. Most of the breakdowns and emotional crises I’ve encountered from deaf pupils at school can usually be attributed to lack of suitable communication and language enrichment at home.”

Nathan has been a foster carer for The Foster Care Co-operative since 2018.  Being a British Sign Language teacher, and being profoundly deaf himself, he has already changed the life of a young person in his care.

You can read his story here

All our carers’ stories can be read here