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Can you recognise deafblindness?

All young people have the right to a high quality education which is tailored to their specific needs, says Carolyn Greig. However young people are...

Deaf children are being failed by the education system

Academically, deaf children are just as capable as hearing children, and there's no reason why they should achieve less. So why are they falling...

Hearing update 2023

Liz Rothwell discusses the possibilities for deaf children in 2023 and how their needs can be met in mainstream education. For even the most profoundly...

Sign language 999 BSL service launched for deaf people

A new service has launched to allow people to make 999 calls using British Sign Language (BSL) for the first time. The new service, 999...

All about Auditory Verbal Therapy

Frances Clark discusses the Auditory Verbal approach, a method of learning to speak through listening. What is Auditory Verbal Therapy? 90% of deaf children are born...

Two deaf young people win seats in Welsh Youth Parliament

Swansea resident Kelsey Brookes, 13 and Barry resident Dan Downton, 12, have been elected to the Welsh Youth Parliament. Dan, Kelsey and the six other...

Two in three teachers don’t know how to teach a deaf...

68% of teachers aren’t confident they can teach deaf children effectively.A third aren’t receiving crucial support from specialist staff.Deaf children already achieve an entire...

MP’s and Peers call on the Prime Minister and Chancellor to...

Following the feature on Steve Hermon’s fight to get speech and language therapy for his child (SEN 115). MPs and Peers from over 20...

Supporting deaf learners

Emma Fraser looks at the barriers deaf children face at school, and how they can be overcome The term “deaf” refers to all levels...

Driving attainment for deaf children

Ann Bradbury looks at what schools can do to stop deaf pupils falling ever further behind their hearing peers

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...

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