Vision & hearing problems: Spotting the signs and supporting students

Mild and moderate vision and hearing problems are common among children and young people and can act as a significant barrier to educational and social development. We report from a recent webinar which considered the prevalence of these issues, their potential impact, and how we can support students in school...
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How many children have mild to moderate vision or hearing problems in your school? For many colleagues, this is a hard question to answer accurately and yet the impact of these often easily remedied problems on students’ social development and academic progress can be severe.

The issue was under discussion during a recent webinar organised by SecEd, Headteacher Update, and Children and Young People Now. This four-page download summarises the key advice, tips and best practice discussed during the hour-long webinar and also addresses some of the audience questions that we didn't get time to answer.

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