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Behaviour and mental health

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Deafness can impact on your child’s social, emotional and psychological development. You can assist your child to develop lifelong strategies for good mental health.

Included below is the nine part series on Maximising Potential written by Paul Jacobs PhD – “Whether deaf or hearing, proactive life skills are crucial for our everyday living.  But what skills do individuals living with deafness use to maximise their social and career potential? Are these skills similar or different to people without deafness?”




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