This booklet is designed for parents and aims to explain how radio aids and soundfield systems can help deaf children, the different types of radio aid systems available and how to maintain radio aids.
Teachers and other staff working with deaf children and young people may also find the information in this guide useful.
This briefing explains the role of specialist education services for deaf children and the issues that commissioners should consider before making any changes or cuts to these services. The briefing also outlines the role of a Teacher of the Deaf, a head of a service and a head of a resource provision for deaf children.
A range of resources, including top tips for teachers, surveys and guidance for commissioners, on how to ensure there is a good listening environment for learning in education. Taking steps to improve acoustics in schools, nurseries and colleges will not just benefit deaf children, but all children.
The National Deaf Children's Society, with support from the National Sensory Impairment Partnership (NatSIP) has produced a new online resource to support professionals in assessing and monitoring the progress of deaf young people in communication, language, listening, literacy, numeracy, emotional well-being and cognitive development. The resource has been produced with funding from the Department for Education in England.
This booklet is for mainstream teachers, SENCOs, Teachers of the Deaf, teaching assistants, communication support workers or any other education professional working to support deaf pupils in primary and secondary schools. It provides guidance on how schools can adapt existing arrangements for preventing bullying and handling bullying incidents in order to meet the needs of deaf pupils. Many of the suggested actions set out in this resource will benefit all pupils in your school.