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NDCS: The National Deaf Children's Society
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Education for deaf children

Resources and guidance to help you support your deaf child's education, from learning in the early years, choosing a school, special educational needs, and much more.

In this section

early years deaf children

Education in the early years

Information for parents of pre-school age deaf children about supporting learning in the early years and choosing a primary school.

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Education at primary and secondary school

Information for parents of deaf children in primary or secondary school about supporting learning, special educational needs, exams, making a complaint, bullying and more.

Deaf teenage girls

Leaving school

The information in this section will help you support your deaf child to consider the options after leaving school. There's information about completing applications, finances, getting support in place, and more.

deaf pupils and teacher primary school

Special educational needs (SEN) reforms in England

Information for parents of deaf children and young people about the SEN Reforms which are being implemented from 1st September 2014 in England. 

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Personal passports and profiles

These are documents that bring together the most important information about your son or daughter and are a great way of promoting deaf awareness among any adults caring for or working with your child.