The Hearing Impairment Team provides advice and support throughout the county regarding the educational needs of hearing impaired children. The support is offered from the point of diagnosis throughout the early years and at pre-school level, through to further and higher education, where post school provision is made by Worcestershire Access and Inclusion Service, F/HE.
The Team is made up of:
What we offer:
As part of the service offer commissioned by the local authority we provide assessment, monitoring and review of children & young people based on eligibility criteria.
Bespoke time-based consultancy support can be purchased as part of our traded offer.
The Service provides a comprehensive programme of support to schools, parents, other agencies and professionals, which includes the following areas:
A member of our team will become involved with the child, parents and school as soon as a hearing loss is suspected. A referral to the Hearing Impairment Team can be made by contacting the team directly, through the child’s school via the SENCO, or via other agencies.
Hearing Impairment team contact:
Melissa Boxall, Professional Lead Sensory Impairment
Tel: 01905 678189