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NDCS coronavirus blogs – updates (December 2020)

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NDCS announced they published “a few updates/additions to their live coronavirus blogs.

1)   We have updated our blogs on exams with the latest information on plans for exams in summer 2021

Exams – blog for professionals

Exams – blog for parents


2)    We have developed two short videos/vlogs for parents on their rights in education. Links to these have been added to our education blog for parents

Face masks – vlog

Changes to education support – vlog

Schools and other education settings – blog for parents

3)    We have updated a resource on making resources accessible, and added this to our education blog for professionals

How to make resources accessible to deaf children and young people – updated resource

Education – blog for professionals

4)    We have produced a PDF version of our deaf friendly remote teaching checklist blog for teachers. This PDF version can be handed out, as appropriate.

Deaf friendly remote teaching checklist – PDF handout

Deaf friendly remote teaching checklist – blog

For reference, our full list of live coronavirus blogs for families and professionals can be found below. We do our best to update these as quickly as possible as needed. As always, any feedback on these blogs and these updates will be very helpful.


Information about coronavirus (COVID-19) – including information in BSL

Schools and other education settings

Support for home learning

Moving on from school or college


Audiology services and hearing care at home

Face masks and communication

Disability benefits

How to support your child and keep them safe online


Education (including information about school re-openings, handling radio aids and remote support)

Post-14 transitions


NHS hearing services

Supporting families

Safeguarding considerations

Deaf friendly remote teaching checklist