Education for Deaf Children

I do appreciate your concerns. It is important that young people with disabilities can access the services they need for a good education. The system for identifying and meeting the needs of all children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is designed to deliver the right support where it is needed.
To be awarded teacher status, all trainees must satisfy the teachers' standards, which include a requirement that they have a clear understanding of the needs of SEND pupils and are able to support them. I know that £900,000 of funding has been awarded to the National Sensory Impairment Partnership (NatSIP) between 2016 and 2018 to equip the school workforce to deliver high quality teaching and support for pupils with sensory impairments.

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