A radio aid consists of a transmitter (used by the person who is talking) and a receiver (used by the deaf child/adult). A microphone picks up the speaker’s voice. The sounds are then transmitted by radio waves to the receiver.
A reasonable adjustment is a change a provider/school makes so that a disabled child can do something which he/she would not otherwise be able to do: deaf awareness training for staff, for example.
A changed gene whose effect remains hidden because the other gene of the pair works and can make up for the faulty copy.
Review meeting at school
A meeting held at school to discuss a child's progress and involves the parents/carer and all agencies working with the child. The child may also be invited to take part. Statements and Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans (co-ordinated support plans in Scotland) must be formally reviewed at least once a year.