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Benton Park Primary School

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Reading for British Sign Language (BSL) users

There are specific titles within our school library in which characters are deaf or hard of hearing. Look out for the specific section in the library. 

This page on the National Deaf Children's Society Website has some recommended reads which include deaf or hard of hearing characters. 

There are a selection of children's stories accompanied by BSL below. The first one is signed by our very own Mrs Bell!



The PDR below contains some useful top tips from the Booktrust about how to start sharing books with a deaf child.

View document reading_and_signing.pdf