Sounding Board

Assessment and Monitoring

Assessing and monitoring the progress of deaf children, of all ages requires skills and a good knowledge of available and appropriate materials. This section on Sounding Board outlines some assessments available.


Also look at these resources:


NDCS Resource Assessment

NDCS downloadable Assessment pack

Assessment resource video

The National Deaf Children's Society, in collaboration with the Ear Foundation and with support from the National Sensory Impairment Partnership (NatSIP) has produced a new online resource to support professionals in assessing and monitoring the progress of deaf young people in communication, language and listening. The resource has been produced with funding from the Department for Education in England.

NEAP online tutorial

Online Tutorial: Assessment and Monitoring and NEAP 2

This short, 15 minute introductory online tutorial from The Ear Foundation is about assessment and monitoring the early communication, listening and speech skills of young deaf children and in particular the NEAP assessment package.



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