Our vision is that all deaf children have the opportunity to listen and speak as equals alongside their hearing peers

Our stories

  • Ariella's Story

    When Ariella imitated the sound of a cow I had made it was the magical moment I had been waiting for. After just one session at AVUK the light went on! – Ariella’s Mum Sabrina Read more

  • João's story

    Joao, or JP as he is known, moved with his family from Brazil to the UK when he was 7-months-old. His parents became increasingly concerned about his lack of speech and at 2-years-old he was diagnosed with hearing loss. JP received his cochlear implants aged three and embarked on the AVUK programme with sessions conducted in Portuguese and English. Read more

  • Mia's story

    Mia is a bright, charming, determined and courageous little girl. Mia loves princesses, dancing, dressing up and all things pink. She is very social, loves to talk and being with her family and friends. She was born with CHARGE syndrome, a rare genetic condition that can affect different parts of the body and has defied all the odds. Read more

Our impact

  • 80% of children who graduate from AVUK have language skills equivalent to their hearing peers
  • Selin is certainly a credit to you! She is happy and outgoing and many people are unaware of the hearing loss - a real miracle!

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