Key Facts It might help to include some statistics which highlight the work of AVUK. You can link MPs to our facts and figures here- https://www.avuk.org/facts-and-figures However, if you’d like to mention some yourself here are some key examples: 80% of all children who spend at least two years on our programme achieve age-appropriate language. . 97% of children without additional needs on our programme achieve at least age-appropriate language. . AVT is a cost-effective approach. For every £1 invested in AVUK’s early intervention programme there is a £4 return on that child’s future. . There are approximately 7,200 deaf children under the age of 5 in the UK . They currently face the prospect of lower academic achievement, lower employment, and are at higher risk of poor mental health, bullying and social exclusion. . When children and families have access to effective, early support, deaf children can get an equal start at school and opportunities transformed.