Sharing the Journey

Supporting parents and families of d/Deaf and hard of hearing children.



Some useful links and resources to help you find the information you need.
If you know of any great links that we should be showing do let us know.


ClapHandies is for mums and dads who want to get the most from their parenting experience. Programmes include - Weekly PlayLabs, Paediatric First Aid Courses and Baby Massage.

The Centre for Deaf Studies

The Centre for Deaf Studies is part of the School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, Trinity College Dublin and is the only university offering Deaf Studies related courses on the island of Ireland.


DeafHear provides a range of services to over 32,500 Deaf and Hard of Hearing people and their families annually.

Irish Deaf Kids

Support inclusive education for deaf children at mainstream schools in Ireland while empowering parents to develop their child’s full potential.

The Irish Deaf Society

The Irish Deaf Society is the largest Deaf-led organisation in Ireland working with both the Deaf and hard of hearing community.

Simply Signing

Simply Signing’s mission is to promote the education of Irish Sign Language to all children.

St Josephs School For Deaf Boys

St Marys School For Deaf Girls

Visiting Teacher for the Deaf and Home Tuition

Special Education Support Service

To enhance the quality of teaching and learning, with particular reference to special educational provision. SESS aims to provide a quality service that is inclusive, promotes collaboration and co-operation and provides for equality of access

Hands & Voices

Hands & Voices is an American organisation dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

The National Deaf Children's Society

The National Deaf Children's Society' (NDCS) is the only British charity solely dedicated to providing support, information and advice for deaf children and young people, their families and professionals working with them.

Sign Language Interpreting Service

National Council for Special Education

The NCSE is a statutory body established under the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004.

The Ear Foundation

The Ear Foundation is an independent charity that helps deaf people and their families make the best use of technology to improve hearing, communication and spoken language.

National Cochlear Implant Programme at Beaumont Hospital

Since its foundation in 1995, the National Cochlear Implant Programme at Beaumont Hospital has been providing high quality care for adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss.

HSE Hearing Services

ISL everywhere

Resource for parents and families learning Irish Sign Langage