Children (Deafness)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th July 1966.

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Photo of Mr Derek Page Mr Derek Page , King's Lynn 12:00 am, 4th July 1966

Is my right hon. Friend aware that the period of training of specialised teachers of deaf children is much longer than that received by general practitioners? Is he aware that experience in the King's Lynn area shows that the incidence of deafness may be far greater than suspected, and will he consult his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Education and Science on setting up a proper sample survey throughout the country to assess the need?