Parents whose children are deaf or have impaired hearing fear that plans to cut the number of specialist teachers will put their education and future at risk.
Kirklees Council wants to reduce its teachers of the deaf by a third, which campaigners say will have a negative impact on the schooling of more than 200 youngsters.
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