In addition to Deaf Children, the Doncaster Deaf Trust also works with children with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s, Rett’s and Down’s syndromes.
Jane Goodman, deputy headteacher at Doncaster School for the Deaf said: “We are delighted to have received this money from Children in Need which will be used for equipment for our sensory room. The benefits of sensory play are well known encouraging hand and eye coordination and the development of social and language skills.”
Elizabeth Myers, Regional Head of Children in Need in the North of England said: “At BBC Children in Need we fund projects making a tangible difference to young lives. Doncaster Deaf Trust is a great examples of our Small Grants in action. These can really demonstrate how relatively small sums of money can have a huge impact.”
BBC Children in Need’s Chief Executive, David Ramsden, added: “These grants are all made possible by the amazing work of our supporters. Whether you’ve dressed up, baked cakes or thrown yourself into a sponsored challenge, every penny raised really helps make a difference to young lives. Thank you all.”
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