'Close the gap' for deaf children

The National Deaf Children's Society in Wales is calling on Assembly Members to close the gap between deaf children and their peers at school. The Welsh Government says it is committed to ensuring all children reach their potential.

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Deaf pupils create video petition about education needs

Young deaf people took part in the video petition to tell Assembly Members what matters most to them at school and college.

Points raised by the pupils include the need for specialist support, learning in classrooms with good acoustics and ensuring teachers and pupils know how to communicate with deaf pupils.

NDCS Cymru is calling on the Welsh Government to develop a national strategy to address the gap in educational attainment for deaf pupils.

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