Resource | 11.05.2023 | By Teresa Quail

5b. Understand their own access needs

Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP)

  • are given opportunities to express their individual preferences
  • have an understanding the options available, eg interpreters, notetakers, lipspeakers and palantypists
  • have a thorough understanding of the roles to match their access needs
  • know their access needs may change over time and what the process is for requesting a change
  • know about reasonable adjustments and the requirement of the setting to meet these
  • know about and secure access arrangements for assessments and exams at every stage
  • are able to have discussions about their career pathway.

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Section 6 Preparation for adulthood

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