£100/day £300/4 days
Do you work with deaf children who have additional needs? Want to learn more on what deaf children with complex needs require to be best supported by teachers of the deaf, speech therapists and other staff in special educational settings?

It is estimated that up to 40% of deaf children will have additional needs which may impact on their ability to learn. We also know that in practice that sometimes the focus on one aspect of a child’s need rather than looking at all contributing factors. The additional needs impact the type of support they require to achieve the best outcomes for these populations.

This course, for professionals who support children with additional disabilities, will focus on the challenges and the opportunities of working with diverse populations. We will explore the issues around fitting complex children with hearing technologies, strategies needed to support children with additional needs in educational settings.