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Mission Groups

The following groups develop work on specific elements of the mission.

Awareness

Raising public awareness of deafness and hearing loss, the challenges faced by people who are deaf or have a hearing loss, the needs they have and the contribution they make.

Education

Making sure the education of people who are deaf or have a hearing loss is delivered in environments which maximise linguistic, academic and social development and attainment.

Improving the education and training available to professionals providing services to people who are deaf or have a hearing loss.

Employment

Making sure people who are deaf or have a hearing loss can access employment and training in environments which maximise professional and social development and attainment.

Information

Improving the quality and availability of information, advice and guidance for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss, and parents and carers of children who are deaf or have a hearing loss.

Prevention and early intervention

Preventing avoidable deafness and hearing loss by educating the public about the value of hearing and how to protect it.

Services

Improving the quality of services for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss, including assisting the research and development of technologies that improve access for and to people who are deaf or have a hearing loss.