The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) Cymru is submitting a video petition to the Welsh Government calling for action on the education gap between deaf children and their peers.
According to the charity, Welsh Government figures showed that in 2012 deaf pupils were 41% less likely to achieve a higher grade pass in subjects including English, Welsh, maths and science.
Jayne Dulson, NDCS Cymru director, said: "It is unacceptable that so many deaf pupils throughout Wales fail to reach their full potential because they face barriers in education."
More top news
Ann Coles, 74, was last seen in Porthcawl yesterday - now officers say they are concerned for her safety.
Catch up with the latest episode of Coast & Country where Andrew meets the sleddog racing team and Ruth goes weather watching in Snowdonia.
What a week it's been! We started with exceptionally warm temperatures, braved Doris and now it looks like we're in for a wet weekend!