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The Truth About Being a Deaf Father in a Hearing World

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Hello! My name is Eli, I am a deaf father of 3 hearing children. My family and I all communicate in British Sign Language (BSL). Sign Language is very important to me. At the age of 2, I attended the Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children, in London. They offered free BSL courses for parents, and my mum and sister signed…

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Dad Chats - Why It's So Important to Talk About Diversity and Inclusion

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This week we delve into a topic we are really passionate about – diversity and inclusion. Here at Dadvengers we are advocates of raising awareness of this important topic – so this week we jumped back in! The 22nd April is Stephen Lawrence day, and this year we wanted to mark the 29th anniversary of Stephen’s tragic murder by talking…
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Black History Month 2021 What We Still Need To Learn

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This week’s chat marks the end of Black History Month 2021, so we revisited this important topic. We chatted to our community about what they’d learnt this month, We talked about the importance of sharing resources with other parents, and how some of our community shared resources with their children’s nurseries to help them educate other young minds. The chat…
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Dad Chats Live - Talking About Race, Diversity And Racism

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To make the start of Black History Month we are delving into the topic of race and racism. This is something we talk about all year round at Dad Chats, but with this being Black History Month it is another great opportunity to talk about it. We chatted all about educating our kids, and ourselves on diversity, race and racism….
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Dad Chats Live - Pride Month How to be an Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

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Dad Chats Live – as pride month comes to an end, we are joined by Kate from @lesbemums. We focused solely on the conversations this important month creates with our children. We chatted about how to talk to our children about sexual identity and gender – and when the best time is to start that conversation. Then talked about how…
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Dad Chats Live - The George Floyd Murder a year on

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Dad Chats Live. This week we revisit the George Floyd murder one year on. In the weeks and months after George Floyd’s murder, everyone was talking about racial equality and the Black Lives Matter movement. One year on – we talked about whether anything has actually changed? Has the conversation carried on after the initial media focus? What has changed?…
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Dad Chats Live - How To Cultivate Empathy In Our Children

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Dad Chats Live – Tonight we are talking about cultivating empathy in our children and why it’s so important with Shaun McInerney (@s.mcinerney) from @ashoka_uk. Ashoka is a collection of professionals who are working together to help children grow to be change makers – and make the world a better place for children now and in future. Shaun talks to us about how…
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Dad Chats Live - Combating Gender Stereotypes to Ensure a Better Future for Our Children

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Topics covered: This week we talked about Combating Gender Stereotypes for our kids. We were joined by James Millar (@politicalyeti), author of “Dads Don’t Babysit”. James talked to us about the importance of tackling gender stereotypes, for us and our children. He talked about the overt, well know stereotypes that we have all seen, and those that run under the…