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NAATD Policy Statements

The “National Committee” of the National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf (NAATD) comprises two representatives from each State NAATD Branch and provides leadership, direction and understanding between members of the teaching and other professions throughout Australia in relation to the education of children and students who are deaf.

An important part of the of the NAATD Constitution states that the National Committee is "To act as an informed and responsible voice on the education of children and students who are deaf". (Reference - the Constitution of the National Association of Australian Teachers of the Deaf: Objects of the Association 3.4 )

In this document the term "deaf" covers the full range of hearing loss to be found in the population.

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