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Deaf Parenting UK Awards now open for nominations

Posted Feb 28 2011 1:55pm

Deaf Parenting UK is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, and to make it extra special, it is organising the first-ever Deaf Parenting UK Awards.

There are seven awards, aimed at individual deaf parents or professionals working with deaf parents and service providers.

Sabina Iqbal, Chair/Founder of Deaf Parenting UK, said: "I’m delighted to tell you that Deaf Parenting UK will be celebrating its tenth anniversary and what better way to celebrate than by hosting a fantastic award event. Deaf Parenting UK has been set up as a small project in 2001, which has now grown to an pioneering organisation, well-known across the UK and worldwide, providing support to Deaf parents, parents to be and professionals working with Deaf parents.

"Making a successful nomination can change the life of a candidate, giving them the confidence to pursue their chosen career and life path with renewed energy and passion. This is a great gift to offer a friend, colleague or even yourself, so please do let us know your stories of courage, achievement and tenacity. We find them inspiring and it is important to recognise them for their valuable contribution to improving the quality of life for Deaf parents and community."

Samantha Cameron said: "Many congratulations to Deaf Parenting UK's 10 Year Anniversary. It is fantastic that these awards give recognition to those people who have made such a valuable contribution and positive difference to the lives of Deaf parents, their children and their communities. I hope you all have an enjoyable day".

Jo Frost, Supernanny Star, said: ”My heartfelt congratulations to Deaf Parenting UK on their achievements over the past 10 years in effecting change and opening the doors of communication and equality for all."

To submit your nomination now, please log onto our website: http://www.deafparent.org.uk/awards2011/index.html, read DPUK Awards page first before making your nomination from the Nomination Page.

The deadline is 15th July 2011.

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