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Specialist education services for deaf children: Advice for commissioners (England)

 

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Specialist education services for deaf children: Advice for commissioners (England)
Primary target audience: Professionals
Format: Factsheet
Date live: 01/08/2017

This guide is for directors of children’s services and other local decision-makers. It is designed to:

  • give you information and advice about the importance of specialist education or hearing support services for deaf children so you can help to make sure that deaf children in your area get the right education support
  • remind you of the issues and legal requirements that need to be taken into account when proposing any changes to these vital services
  • correct some common misunderstandings about deafness.