Hearing Support Team

The Hearing Support Team provides specialist support for infants, children and young people in Cornwall affected by educationally significant hearing loss.

The Hearing Support Team is one of Cornwall’s Local Authority SEN Support Services.  The Team provides families, schools and settings with advice on the educational management of hearing loss where this impacts significantly on the child or young person’s education.

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Qualified Teachers of the Deaf visit children and young people at home or in their school / setting to

  • undertake educational audiological assessments
  • observe and work with the individual
  • liaise with the parents and relevant staff in order to identify that individual’s educational needs related to their hearing loss
  • provide advice or direct support as appropriate.

Find out more about the Hearing Support Team

For compliments, comments and complaints contact the hearing.support@cornwall.gov.uk or view the information online.