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Plan 2010-2012 en direction des personnes sourdes ou malentendantes (Plan 2010-2012 for the deaf or hard of hearing)

France Ministry of Employment, Social Relations, Family, Solidarity and the City Country Resources Disability Strategies and Plans France 10 February 2010 Policy document deafness, plan

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Dans la continuité de la loi du 11 février 2005, ce plan comprend 52 mesures concrètes en direction des personnes sourdes ou malentendantes pour :
- Améliorer la prévention, le dépistage et l’accompagnement lors de la découverte d’une déficience auditive.
- Mieux prendre en compte la déficience auditive à tous les âges de la vie (école, enseignement supérieur, emploi, personnes âgées devenues sourdes)
- Rendre notre société plus accessible aux personnes sourdes ou malentendantes (accès à l’information et à la culture, téléphonie, développement des métiers de l’accessibilité).

In line with the law of 11 February 2005, the plan comprises of 52 steps tailored to the needs of the deaf or hard of hearing in order to:
- Improve the prevention, screening and support in finding a hearing impairment.
- Take better account of hearing impairment at all stages of life (school, higher education, employment, deafened elderly)
- Making society more accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing (access to information and culture, telephony, development of accessibility measures).


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