"AVUK have held our hand and shown us that it isn’t scary at all. It is exciting!!!"
Start your Sunday by reading the inspirational (and emotional!) story of Jo and Andrew's son, Sam.
Are you doing your Christmas shopping online this year? If you do it via Give as you Live AVUK will receive a percentage of every purchase you make, without costing you an extra penny!
It's available for all the biggest retailers such as Amazon, Boots, John Lewis and Asos, to name a few! Click here to sign up:
We have one space remaining for the 2016 London Marathon! Minimum sponsorship £3,000. Fancy the challenge? Get in touch with the fundraising team today - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you'd like to know what it's really like to run the London Marathon read John's story >>
We're very excited to share the news that AVUK graduate Lauren (aged 9) is starring in the hit CBBC show Rockets Island CBBC!
You can watch it on the CBBC channel on Mondays at 4.30pm, or catch up on iPlayer.
A fantastic parent group workshop yesterday with Whole Child Therapy at our London centre. Thanks to everyone who came, and we hope you found it useful. Special thank you to Nerys at Whole Child Therapy!
Fancy yourself as the next Paula Radcliffe or Mo Farah?
Why not take part in the London Marathon 2016 on behalf of AVUK! Follow this link for more info
Our fantastic young ambassador James Curtis has been featured in the Ham&High with comedian David Baddiel after recieving the Highly Commended Young Person of the Year award at the Shine a Light awards!
We're looking to make improvements to our website and would like to know what works well for our families and for hearing impairment professionals.
If you have 10 minutes to spare, please fill in this form. We'd really value your honest feedback!
Our wonderful Chair of Trustees Claire Campbell was interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford yesterday alongside her daughter, AVUK graduate Alice.
Alice was born with Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) and has bilateral cochlear implants. She now speaks beautifully and is thriving in mainstream school.
Listen to the interview with Alice and Claire here (at around 7min25secs):
"It was a fortuitous conversation at the AG Bell conference in 2014 that first sparked this addition to my trip..."
Rosie, our Clinical Lead, continues to share her experiences of Australia. This time from the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind children.
Calling all parents... The Communication Trust Charity (of which we are a member organisation) are working with the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit and the UWE Bristol to explore the involvement of children and young people with speech and language communication needs and their families in decisions about their support and services. They are inviting parents to take part in an online survey - if you are interested in taking part, please click on the link: