The Low Incidence Needs Team (LINT) includes the areas of hearing impairment, vision impairment and multi-sensory impairment. LINT provides support to pre-school and school-age children and young people in Gateshead across mainstream and special school settings. Specialist teachers and support staff hold the necessary mandatory qualifications in the areas of hearing, vision and/or multi -sensory impairment.
LINT provide services which may include home teaching for pre-school children and teaching support for school-age children/young people, information and advice on hearing/vision/multi-sensory impairment and its implications, support with hearing/vision assessments and technologies, assistance with access to specialist equipment, sign language and Braille teaching if appropriate and supporting participation in leisure and social activities outside of school.
For more information visit LINT | Education Gateshead
For more information about the different services provided by the Low Incidence Team, follow these links:
Early Years Deaf Friendly Settings
Early Years Vision Friendly Settings
Sensory Impairment Toolkit
Information and strategies to support pupils with sensory impairment.
Vision Impairment Team
The Vision Impairment Team works with children and young people aged 0-25 years with a vision impairment (VI). The team consists of specialist...
Hearing Impairment Team
This team works with children and young people aged 0-25 years with hearing impairment (HI). The team consists of specialist teachers and support...