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My Life, My Health – I’m ready to go on my own

I’m ready to go to the doctor on my own

Many people, like your parents and doctors, have helped to take care of you and made sure you have got the things you need to stay healthy. Now that you’re getting older, you may want to take more control of your doctor’s appointments.

Deaf teenagers and going to the doctor

15 year old Lucy and her parents tell us why she goes to visit the doctor by herself now.

Need some more help?

If you’d like more help, support, want to ask us a question or you would like printed copies of any of our My Life, My Health resources sent to you, email us at youngmember@ndcs.org.uk with My Life, My Health in the subject line.

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My Life, My Health – Ready to go on my own

National Deaf Children's Society

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Helpline: 0808 800 8880

youngmember@ndcs.org.uk

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