The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

Feeling the benefit

Patricia Fincham teaches in a Reception class of 14 pupils, in a small rural Norfolk school. In September last year one of her pupils was a little boy who was profoundly deaf but had bilateral cochlear implants. His Teacher of the Deaf suggested that the school should have a Soundfield system installed in the classroom and, ideally, in every area where the little boy would be taught! Although cost meant that it could only be installed in one classroom, Patricia reveals the benefits.

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