Nearly half of all children with mild and moderate deafness are falling behind in mainstream school, new research published by The National Deaf Children’s Society during Deaf Awareness Week shows.
Poor acoustics, lack of staff awareness and late diagnosis are contributing to a significant impact on the 20,000 UK children with mild and moderate deafness throughout the school day.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is now calling on the Government to ensure that services are sufficiently resourced to provide the vital support needed to ensure these children don’t get left behind unnecessarily.
To read the full article go to http://limpingchicken.com/2015/05/08/deaf-news-ndcs-research-shows-children-with-moderate-deafness-left-behind-at-school/
Or for the full piece of research carried out by the NDCS go to http://www.ndcs.org.uk/professional_support/external_research/#contentblock1