Resource | 10.05.2023 | By Teresa Quail

2b. Communication and language in education

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP) and families

  • in partnership with others, support all professionals in the setting to communicate effectively and appropriately with their children
  • know about a range of resources available to support literacy. eg Cued speech, colourful semantics, shape coding, visual phonics
  • know how to access courses to further develop their language and communication skills, eg higher level BSL
  • are involved in delivering deaf awareness training and supporting the setting to communicate effectively
  • are aware of the tools and resources to ensure the communication, eg communication support workers (CSWs), working with interpreters.

Suggested resources

Previous page

2a. Creating rich language home environments

Next page

2c. Communication with others

2d. Technology for communication


Previous section

Section 1 Deaf identity