Hearing Impairment

  • A look at different types and levels of hearing loss and the impact they have on a pupil within a mainstream classroom;
  • The importance of using and maintaining equipment;
  • Teaching strategies and helpful hints;
  • The listening environment.

Examples of resources include:

  • Guide to using a Radio Aid;
  • Makaton signs relating to Covid-19;
  • Covid-19 – checking audiological equipment and reducing infection risk;
  • Covid-19 –returning to school for pupils with hearing impairment;
  • Webinar Series:‘My Understanding of Deafness’for primary pupils;
  • Webinar Series:‘My Understanding of Deafness’for secondary pupils;
  • Becoming a Listening Champion.

Training and resources are free for staff and settings in Waltham Forest. There is a charge for schools or families in other boroughs.