Families with deaf children

Family Services

Mum and son holding holding Jewish book

JDA offers:

  • Specialised staff with first-hand experience of deafness and deaf children.
  • One-to-one emotional and practical support focusing on specific needs within the family.
  • Lively social events and informal gatherings, bringing families with deaf and hearing children together and helping build friendships.
  • Impartial up-to-date information and advice on how to assess and access suitable education, speech therapy, audiological services, new technology and benefits.
  • Help in accessing government support and specialist services.
  • Introductions to other parents and network support.
  • Close links with wider deaf organisations, including North London Deaf Children's Society.
  • Referrals to specialists where appropriate.
  • Educational seminars relating to hearing loss, geared to parents of deaf children.
  • Information and guidance on including deaf children in Jewish life and culture.
  • Resource library.
  • Liaison with Jewish schools.

Contact Jody Sacks, JDA Family Services Coordinator.


JDA, Julius Newman House, Woodside Park Road, London N12 8RP

View on map


Name: Jody Sacks

Tel: 020 8446 0502

Email: jody@jdeaf.org.uk

There are currently no events for this service

Please see our full events listing or contact us 

JDA Fundraising Dinner and Cabaret

On Tuesday 7 November, we will be holding our biennial Fundraising Dinner and Cabaret. During the course of the evening we will be entertained by acclaimed musical comedy act, Fascinating Aida and Britian's Got Talent Finalists, DNA. Tickets are selling fast but for a chance to join us please contact claudia@jdeaf.org.uk. All funds raised will go directly to the JDA (suggested voluntary donation of £150 per ticket).