This document contains key Makaton signs related to Covid-19 which you can use as you talk to people about Coronavirus (Covid-19). Makaton signs are helpful for children and young people with communication needs and learning disabilities. The signs are designed to support spoken language - signs are used with speech, in spoken word order.
It is important to have a clear procedure in place for checking audiological equipment. This should ensure the safety of both the child and the adult.
As we begin to prepare for the gradual return to school, it is important that staff are fully aware of the specific challenges students with HI will face and the impact these challenges may have.
Unlike most of SENDsuccess’s material This 3 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. This version is for primary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss.
These resources have been created by SENDsuccess to help children with autism, or other social communication differences/high anxiety, to prepare for the idea that lockdown will end, and things will begin to get back to normal, albeit a new and maybe different ‘normal’
Unlike most of SENDsuccess's material This 4 part course is designed for students themselves, rather than parents or teachers. It's for secondary students and aims to give them an understanding of deafness and what that may mean for a young person with a hearing loss. The four parts cover everything from types of hearing loss to how hearing can effect confidence, types of listening device and tips for looking after your mental health.
Tips for parent/carers on how to effectively use 'intensive interaction' at home.
A handy guide to help sighted people and vision imapaired people walk together comfortably and safely.
This time of social distancing is difficult for everyone, but for people with a hearing impairment it brings many additional challenges. Here's what you can do to make things easier for your HI friends and colleagues.
Many children with learning disabilities and autism find language difficult. It can be quite easy to spot that a child has difficulties expressing themselves - but they may be quite good at hiding the fact that they also have difficulties understanding others.