Education and your child
Education for a child or young adult who is deafblind can be very different from educating a child or young adult who is hearing and sighted.
- Choosing a school or other setting - offers information to help you to decide which school or other education facility is suitable for your child
- Supporting children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) - information on the SEND system, including information on the SEND system, including Education, Health and Care plans, assessments, targets and reviews
- Key approaches to support learning - information about six key approaches to help a child learn
- Provision for school-aged children (3-19 years) - information about what you can expect for your child during their education
- Learning environment- information about adapting the environment to suit development and learning
- Types of education provision - the different types of education establishments available for children, including brief descriptions
- Working with teaching professionals - information on how you can work with teaching professionals to get the best possible provision for your child
- MSI curriculum - download a copy of the curriculum document for multi-sensory-impaired children, created in 2009 by Heather Murdoch and the MSI unit at Victoria School, Birmingham, and published by Sense
Video: Chloe at school
Watch a short video about Chloe who, with specialist support, attends a mainstream school.
First published: Monday 21 May 2012
Updated: Friday 10 April 2015