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Hearing Impairment

On this page you will be able to access resources which will give you:

  • An overview of what Hearing Impairment is and how it affects different people
  • Some answers to the more frequently asked questions about Hearing Impairment
  • A list of useful contacts and support groups
  • Some information about Disability Living Allowance and PIP
  • A form to register your child with the Children’s Disability Register
  • Some information about our service and the support we can offer

Useful Contacts

In additon to the related links provided, you may also find the contacts below useful:

The Early Years’ Service for Hearing-Impaired Children
A team of fully-qualified teachers of hearing-impaired children. The team visits and supports young children across Sheffield.

575 Queen Mary Road, Sheffield, S2 1EE

Tel: 0114 239 8336
Email: tina.wakefield@sheffield.gov.uk

Family Communication Service
NHS service offering sign language tuition to families and carers of deaf children at home.

The Centre for Hearing and Speech, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TH

Tel: 0114 271 7450
Email: audiology@sch.nhs.uk

Sheffield Service for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children
A team of specialist teachers, educational audiologists, teaching assistants and support workers for children with a hearing impairment.

Inclusion and Learning Services, 575 Queen Mary Road, Sheffield, S2 1EE

Tel: 0114 239 8336

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