Technology can aid inclusion
RNID supports the continuing role for specialist support services, which are crucial if inclusion in mainstream settings is to be successful. In addition, adequately-funded ICT provision has a major role to play in supporting students with special needs, particularly deaf students. RNID's publication, Using ICT with deaf pupils, explains a variety of ways in which ICT can be used in the classroom to benefit deaf pupils and suggests ways of delivering the curriculum using a range of new and established technologies.
RNID will continue to press for greater funding for ICT provision, which is essential to ensure the success of the Government's inclusion strategy.
Director of communications RNID
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