Student Disability Service

Deaf and Hearing Impaired Students

Guidance for supporting deaf and hearing impaired students and working with British Sign Language Interpreters.

Deaf Awareness Good Practice Guide

This guide has been produced to:

  • Provide simple, straightforward advice on what you can do to improve the learning experience for deaf or hearing impaired students.
  • Raise awareness of issues relating to deafness/hearing impairments.


Guidance for participation in group work

Remote Live Captioning - A technical guide

This booklet provides guidance in setting up a remote live captioning service.  This can be particularly beneficial for some deaf and hearing impaired students.

Working with a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter

This guidance is aimed at lecturers and tutors to provide simple, straightforward advice on working with a student who uses British Sign Language.