Early Years


Acorns is a support group for families of young children who have a hearing loss. Support is offered from referral until the start of school to families from Bristol, South Gloucester, North Somerset and BANES.

What is Acorns?

  • It’s on Wednesday mornings during term time from 10.30-12 at Elmfield House.
  • A children’s crèche for young children and babies with a hearing loss and their siblings. Run by Specialist Teaching assistants and Sign Language Communication Advisers- who organise a range of activities and play experiences.
  • A parents discussion group with visiting speakers and coffee mornings
  • A buddy system is offered to welcome you to Acorns.