The changes in deaf education, in the 1970's, and how the children respond today

An exhibition, on behalf of the Hidden Histories: Intercultural Dialogue project, which will explore the changes in deaf education in the 1970s.

Category link: 1. Understanding the Seventies
1. Understanding the Seventies
The 1970s was a period of change in education in general, but there were also changes in deaf education. This section reveals what they were.
Category link: 2. Living in Schools
2. Living in Schools
What was life like in three deaf schools during the Seventies? Narratives from the children who went to one of three deaf schools: Hamilton Lodge, Ovingdean and St Thomas
Category link: 3. Looking Back
3. Looking Back
In reflection, what do the children of the Seventies think of their time in education? Here, the narrators share their thoughts.
Category link: 4. Revealing Histories
4. Revealing Histories
With the changes in the Seventies, did education, for deaf children, improve? And what happened next? Did deaf children finally get the education they needed?
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive AgencyEuropean Union Lifelong Learning Programme
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