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Understanding how babies and toddlers listen
The National Deaf Children’s Society and the UCL Ear Institute are doing some research about how deaf babies a…
Schools and other education settings - coronavirus info for families of deaf children
Find out more about the impact of Coronavirus on schools and other education settings and how you can get supp…
Returning to school
A checklist of questions you can use to ask your child’s school about how the return to school will work.
Emotional health and wellbeing
If you're the parent of a deaf child, supporting the wellbeing and emotional health of everyone in your family is key to reducing mental health problemsLearn more
First diagnosis for my child
We have information on newborn hearing screening, specialist support for deaf children, and information for parents if your child has been diagnosed as deafLearn more
Deaf pupils achieve an entire GCSE grade less for sixth year running
Deaf pupils received a grade 4 for each subject on average, compared hearing children's grade 5.
Just a third of deaf students achieve two A-levels
Just 34% of deaf students achieve two A-levels or equivalent compared to more than half of hearing students.
Face masks no longer required in English classrooms
The Government has announced that face masks won't be recommended for school pupils in England from Monday.