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children's hearing

in Scotland, children under 16 years of age are not dealt with through the courts except in the most exceptional circumstances but are dealt with by a panel at a private hearing. Assuming that grounds for referral are accepted or proved, the child is sent to a Children's Panel made up of citizens. A reporter presents the case, and the Panel decides what to do with the child, including the option of compulsory measures of care. Not only criminal matters are dealt with. The reporter can initiate proceedings on the basis of other information and on the basis that the child needs help. If the grounds are not accepted then they are sent to a court hearing called a proof
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In 2009 the local authority decided that Z should be placed for adoption and in 2011 the Children's Hearing authorised the placement of Z with A in England.
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For all children with hearing impairments, MADDSP seeks information on type of hearing impairment (sensorineural, conductive, or mixed), level of impairment (moderate, 40-64 dBs; severe, 65-84 dBs; or profound, [is greater than or equal to]85 dBs), and the earliest age when the children's hearing loss first met the MADDSP criteria.
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This national moment is a good reminder to parents that there are simple solutions that will protect their children's hearing.
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Viv Pierce-Jones, of the Hearing Advisory Team, said: "It is important to assess the children's hearing at least annually.
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After being held in a West of Scotland police station for nine hours she was reportedly handcuffed before being taken to the children's hearing.

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