Specialist Training from the Deaf and Hearing Support Team

Specialist training for SENDCos/Teaching Assistants from SENSS Deaf and Hearing Support Team : Supporting children and young people with a hearing loss at Foundation Stage, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4 

This training will enable you: 

• To better understand hearing loss and how it impacts access in education settings. 

• To better understand how to support children and young people in their use of: Personal listening systems (hearing aids, cochlear implants, BAHAs), assisted listening devices and sound field systems. 

• To consider how language, literacy and social issues are impacted by deafness. 

• To explore strategies for supporting in settings to promote access and independence. This practical and interactive training will provide setting staff with the knowledge and skills required to effectively support children and young people who are deaf in educational placements from Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 4. Target Group: SENDCos/Teaching Assistants working within all educational settings 

Dates: Friday 2nd February 2024 Time: 9:30am -2:00pm Location: Green Dragon Room, Hill End Centre, Eynsham Road, Farmoor, OX2 9NJ (Please bring a packed lunch) Cost: £40 Maximum number of participants: 20 

To book, please go to: https://educationservices.oxfordshire.gov.uk/Training