Peer to peer online adult video chat
There are a wide range of resources available to support professionals getting to grips with the changes to the special educational needs system in England.Visit our SEN resources page to access information on the Local Offer, Education, Health and Care Plans and Personal Budgets, and more.It is aimed at helping deaf children who are aged 7–11 years and is most suitable for deaf children who are not performing at the expected level for their age.
Although Look, Smile, Chat was created for secondary aged pupils, teachers are free to use these resources with younger children if they feel it would be appropriate for the children they are working with – professional judgement should be exercised if so.
This booklet from NDCS and the National Sensory Impairment Partnership (Nat SIP) sets out standards for the operation of resource provisions for deaf children and young people in primary and secondary schools throughout the UK.
A self-evaluation tool has also been produced to accompany this resource.
Find out more This resource is for teachers, teaching assistants and any other education professional supporting deaf students in secondary schools.
It provides information on why deaf children and young people need to be taught about online safety and three lesson plans – on social networking sites, sexting and cyberbullying – to teach them how to be safe and smart online.