With education systems in Scandinavia seen as models for good educational practices, the IDK team reviewed early intervention approaches for families with children who have hearing issues. This resource (2012) is worth a read: Read: Scandinavia: New Challenges For Auditory Services Slide 12 cites current approaches for families, based on early detection and intervention, with
Finalist status in Ireland’s 2014 Social Media Awards – Online PR category, was gained by Sound Advice (as IDK) after these posts – compiled by Caroline Carswell. Students at Ireland’s only audiology undergraduate course at Athlone Institute of Technology are reviewing their options after learning the course is to be scrapped at the end of
Teens and young people who read books with characters who’re deaf or hard-of-hearing can affirm their own identity to themselves while learning new skills for everyday challenges and the value of digital technologies. Powell’s Bookstore in Portland, Oregon, has the biggest range of titles on deafness and hearing that we’ve ever seen in one extensive
Early interaction with babies and infants from the age of 4 weeks by family, lays their communication foundations, according to a new book, “Small Talk” by UK-based speech teacher Nicola Lathey and journalist Tracey Blake. Read: Early Teaching Helps Babies To Talk Parents of children with newly-found hearing issues can now read the basics about
Ninety-Five Decibels, a crowd-funded US-made film about the emotional choices parents face on learning their baby is deaf, will launch in September 2013 with Goran Visnjic from the TV series ER, in a lead role. This film makes some vital points: Digital hearing aids and cochlear implants give infants who are deaf or hard of
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