Support for deaf children aged 0 to 5 years: Guide

Hitchins, A. Lewis, S. Holmans, A. Grover, A. Wakefield, T. Cormier, K. Rowley, K. Macsweeney, M. | View as single page | Feedback/Impact

How do children develop?

The main areas of development are: communication, attending/listening/vocalisation, social /emotional, play, physical and motor skills.  All these are important, but communication and language are the interlinking factors across the board.  For deaf children, therefore the focus is on the development of communication and language.

Below are some examples of tools to help track how children develop.