Resource | 15.02.2024 | By Teresa Quail

2d. Technology for communication

Qualified Teachers of Deaf Children and Young People (QToDs)

  • work with speech and language therapists (SLT) and teachers to develop use of augmented systems such as Picture Exchange Communication system (PECS)
  • understand how the use of these systems relates to Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP)’s levels of deafness and other Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)/additional learning needs (ALN)
  • help promote independent use of systems.

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2a. Creating rich language home environments

2b. Communication and language in education

2c. Communication with others


Section 1 – Deaf identity

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Section 3 Understand access to sound

Section 4 Social, emotional, physical, and mental health

Section 5  Manage change

Section 6  Preparation for adulthood

Section 7 Specialist assessment and monitoring