Posted 27.04.2022

The Department for Education has produced a guide for principals, staff and governors in relation to promoting a deaf friendly environment within education settings.

Deafness is not a learning disability and, given the right support, deaf children can make the same progress as hearing children of similar cognitive ability.

The majority of deaf pupils are educated in mainstream schools, yet many deaf children do not achieve the same academic outcomes as their hearing peers. 

Read more and download the Guide