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

Guidelines and advice

Statutory legislation and other arguments concerning inclusion on HI and VI caseloadSome Heads of Service have been asked by their managers for a list of what is statutory for HI and VI children. Here is a response from our Consultant
Guidelines and advice24 Nov
52 week coverThis guidance document reviews the practice of 21 Services for deaf children and young people in the UK in response to the NHSP and diagnosis of deaf children.
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
ICToD guidelines 2014This document aims to provide guidance on how Cochlear Implant Centre Teachers of the Deaf (ICToDs) and local professionals should work together to ensure best outcomes for children receiving cochlear implant systems.
Guidelines and advice04 Jul
BATOD and RCSLT Position PaperA position paper on collaborative working between ToDs and SALTs agreed between BATOD and RCSLT
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Organisation and Management of ServicesThe organisation and management of LEA Educational services for hearing-impaired babies, children and young people, England and Wales...
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Guidelines for Teachers Preparing WorksheetsThis document was originally produced in 1994 at a BATOD South West meeting during a 'workshop' session. The intention is to help colleagues to construct worksheets appropriate to deaf pupils but the advice is valid for many of those with Special Educational Needs in mainstream classes.
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
If not statutory then essentialAn outline of the statutory role of support services and aspects of the work that are considered essential.
Guidelines and advice22 Jun
How 'access to work' funding can help employeesNicki Harris provides a clear summary of how to arrange for access to work funding to underwrite essential additional costs for example interpreters as well as physical access
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
The recruitment and retention of Teachers of the Deaf, a position paper for BATODINFORMATION VISIBLE TO BATOD MEMBERS ONLY Data and background information to support the recruitment and retention of Teachers of the Deaf.
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Guidelines for Teachers of the Deaf attending SENDIST tribunalsFollowing concerns raised by members, BATOD and SERSEN produced some guidelines for ToDs attending tribunals
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Quality Standards for specialist teaching and support services for deaf children and young people - guidelinesA joint publication from BATOD, NDCS and RNID published in 2009 setting out quality standards.
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Models of Services for deaf childrenA brief description of some of the main models of services for deaf children and young people. BATOD is often asked to explain the different arrangements. This article gives an overview.
Guidelines and advice15 Jan
Features of Effective ServicesINFORMATION VISIBLE TO BATOD MEMBERS ONLY Factors of service provision that are significant when Services respond to LA review/reorganisation
Guidelines and advice15 Jan