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Deaf Roots & Pride Transitions Scotland:
Information, resources and guidance related to Transitions Support for Deaf Young People, Professionals and Parents.
Deaf Roots and Pride (DRP) Transitions Scotland, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and The Robertson Trust, is aimed at Deaf children and young people (aged 8-25 years), living in central Scotland, who are transitioning from primary to secondary education or from secondary to further education and work.
Deaf children and young adults are provided with the opportunity to be exposed to Deaf culture, Deaf identity and British Sign Language, meeting and participating in workshops and events with positive Deaf role models. They can also become members of the DRP Youth Advisory Group, working as part of a team to support their peers.
Transition training and networking events are also available for professionals and parents, helping to provide the tools needed to support Deaf young people.
Have a look at some of DRP's videos below. Please get in touch with us if you'd like more information
Role Models Deaf Roots & Pride Transitions Darren, Deaf Barber Interview with Mitchell, DRP Jock Young Award The Winner: Olivia Preston Chat with Gareth Interview with Mitchell, DRP Mitchell, DRP Baking with Ross Interview with Mitchell, DRP Mitchell, DRP Erin's Tips With Jock Young Award winner Erin McCluskey Mitchell, DRP Ross' Choc Chip Cookies Baking with Ross on Zoom Mitchell, DRP Dr Audrey's Journey To get her dream career Mitchell, DRP Pursuing a career in Sports With Olivia Preston Mitchell, DRP Moira Anne McAuslan Mitchell chats with actor Moira Anne McAuslan Mitchell, DRP
One of the main things I learned from yesterday was about my identity. I am proud of my identity and being deaf DRP Mentee Taste Your Future is a really positive chance for Deaf children to learn about their future opportunities DRP Mentor