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Child abuse at Londons Woodford School for Deaf

A report on Newsnight has revealed shocking abuse at a well known school for deaf children in London.

The Woodford School for Deaf Children which closed more than two decades ago, is at the centre of an expose by the BBC who cite serious allegations of abuse involving very vulnerable children. Many of the children were sexually abused in the early 70’s by the head of the school Mr Eric Ingall, he continued to abuse children with the aid of his wife over two decades. You can view the Newsnight story here

Are deaf children more vulnerable to abuse even in todays society..? The programme asks serious questions about the welfare of vulnerable children in the UK.