Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

Impact of the education (ASL) (Scotland) act 2004 on deaf and HI children: A project for the National Deaf Children’s Society

The aim of this project is to examine the impact that the ASL Act had on educational provision for deaf and hearing impaired children and whether the new planning mechanisms are sufficiently robust to ensure that these children are able to access high quality education regardless of geographical location.


The research includes interviews with and a survey of parents/carers of deaf/hearing impaired children, interviews with key informants and a survey of staff in local authorities responsible for provision for deaf/hearing impaired children.


Start date 1st Oct 2008
End date 30th Apr 2009

Project team

Sheila Riddell

Sheila Edward

Rachel O'Neill

Elisabet Weedon

Research outputs