Other Services for Hearing Impaired Children

Education services

Education services provide specialist support for hearing impaired children. All children are referred to this specialist service at diagnosis with parental consent. The contact details are:

Middlesbrough, Stockton, Hartlepool

The Sensory Support Centre
Whinney Banks Primary School
Fakenham Avenue
Middlesbrough
TS5 4QQ

Tel: 01642 354354

North Yorkshire

SPM admin
Inclusive Education Service
South Block – Room 008
County Hall
Northallerton
DL7 8AE

Tel: 01609 535744

County Durham

Sensory support service
Belmont Junior School
Buckinghamshire Road
Durham
DH1 2QP

Tel: 0191 3706390

If the education service decided your child may benefit from trying a radio aid, they will provide the radio aid and the ‘shoes’ required to fit on the hearing aid (to join the radio aid to the hearing aid) are provided by the audiology department.

Social services

Social services are able to provide environmental aids that may help your child around the home for example a device to help your child to listen to the TV, or hear the doorbell or fire alarm.

The contact details are:

Stockton

First contact team
Bath Lane
Stockton
TS18 2DS

Tel: 01642 527764

Middlesbrough

Children and families learning
Sandringham House
170a Overdale Road
Park End
Middlesbrough
TS1 2QQ

Tel: 01642 303900

Redcar and Cleveland

The sensory support team
Social Services Department
The Grange, 153 Fabian Road
Middlesbrough
TS6 9RH

Tel: 01642 464610

North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire County Council
adult and community services
Northallerton
DL7 8AD

Tel: 08450 349410

Durham

Social care direct
Hopper House
Atherton Street
Durham
DH1 4DL

Tel: 0845 8505010

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

The NDCS is dedicated to the support of all deaf children and young deaf people and their families. They can provide information for support groups and access to disability living allowance (DLA).

For further information please contact the NDCS: