In this section
Simple things you can do to develop communication and language skills in babies and young children with a hearing loss.
Information and a checklist to help you choose the right childcare for your child. Mum, Emma, also tells us how she made sure her three-year-old son Toby, who wears hearing aids, got the right support at nursery in our video.
A range of information that can help you decide on a school for your deaf child.
Guidance for parents of summer born (1 April to 31 August) children who would like to delay their child's entry into reception by a year.
Simple things you can do to develop language and literacy (reading and writing) skills in children with a hearing loss before they start school.
Simple things you can do to develop maths skills in children with a hearing loss before they start school.
Nursery teachers and other staff working in early years settings might need help supporting your deaf child to achieve their potential – you can pass our guide on to them.
Information about the free education that three and four year old deaf children are entitled to during school term time.
If you are not happy with the school placement that your child has been given, you have the right to appeal. We have information to guide you through the process.
Guidance on how to prepare your deaf child for school life.
We’ve produced some quality standards that set out what we expect all good services to be doing to support deaf children in the early years.