Early detection crucial;In brief

26th June 1998 at 01:00
ESTELLE Morris, the special needs minister, told a conference this week that early detection was the key to educating the hearing impaired and all young people with special needs.

Addressing a conference in New Zealand on educating deaf pupils - via a video-link from Birmingham - she said that Britain was leading the way by setting up centres of excellence that would draw together all the agencies involved in child welfare.

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