Recycling and rubbish collection days are also changing for some households in Mendip and South Somerset. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.

There are concerns which may be related to hearing impairment about the child or young person’s:Yes / No
Having noticeable delays or gaps in attention and listening, play, communication and understanding spoken interaction.
Showing some of the following: poor speech intelligibility, difficulty with recognising and responding to phonics, limited vocabulary both receptive and expressive, and immature grammatical structures in spoken language.
Being distractible in class, having poor listening skills in a busy environment, and asking you to repeat often.
Having low levels of confidence.
Voice varies considerably, which may be due to group size, distance from board/teacher, reverberant rooms or poor light levels.
Being dependent on visual cues from their teacher or peers.
Having difficulty in responding to questions, instructions, starting work after teacher input or discussion, recalling information, social and academic interaction with peers.