Support is provided to schools which have students Kindergarten to Year 12/13, with a hearing loss and/or vision impairment by:
providing one-to-one teaching for students at their enrolled school; to support the communication, academic, compensatory and access, social/emotional and orientation and mobility needs of students;
building the understanding of classroom teachers in the development and implementation of teaching and learning adjustments through professional learning and consultative support;
collaborating with schools and external organisations to implement appropriate individual education plans;
developing the skills of students, classroom teachers and education assistants in the use of assistive technology;
developing the skills of students to use Auslan and/or Braille to communicate and access the curriculum, including assessments; and
assessing the needs of each child and recommending/providing appropriate resources such as text books in large print, braille, tactile graphics, captioned footage, notetakers and educational interpreters.
Visiting Teacher Service Brochure - Deaf Education
The School of Special Educational Needs: Sensory acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.