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This explains the benefits that products and technology can offer deaf children and young people.
There are five main types of equipment for deaf children – listening devices, alerting devices, subtitles and sign language, communication technology and radio aids.
Technology Test Drive offers deaf children and their families throughout the UK the opportunity to borrow radio aids and other equipment to assess in the comfort of their own homes and at school.
With 12-year-old Alex’s teenage years approaching, mum Lynn’s discovered technology that’s helping him become more independent.
Advice on features to look for and products which might help your child if they have additional needs
Most of the equipment mentioned in this section is available from your local social services. However, you may choose to buy equipment yourself.
The NDCS is working to support professionals in focusing on good classroom listening conditions.
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