A family provides the best learning environment for children’s cognitive development in their early years. SignHealth Uganda is working closely with National Association of Parents of Deaf Children (NAPADEC) to ensure that parents are aware of their parental roles. SU do this by;
- Facilitating the formation and growth of parents support groups for mutual support
- Train members of these groups in organisational development skill – Capacity building
- Facilitate leaders of these support groups and deaf young people to conduct peer support and as peer groups to demand for services and to enable them establish a network of support right from grassroots up to district and National level.
- Train and sensitize parents on behavioural change of their deaf young people