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95 Decibels: A Parents’ Decision To Get Cochlear Implants For Their Child – Irish Tech News
Posted August 23rd, 2017
Breaking the sound barrier for babies born into silence – The Irish Times
Posted June 5th, 2017
95 Decibels film in Dublin highlights parent choices for deaf children – Irish Tech News
Posted May 12th, 2017
Sound Advice’s back story, featured by ‘We Share A Dream’ – Hamburg, Germany
Posted February 15th, 2015
An Interview with Caroline Carswell from Sound Advice – Irish Tech News
Posted September 11th, 2014
Science Changes Lives: The day I first heard in stereo – The Journal.ie
Posted September 6th, 2014
Sounding-Out Audiology – The Medical Independent
Posted August 29th, 2014
‘While the HSE rightly comes in for criticism about some aspects of its running of the health service, this [newborn hearing screening] programme represents a real success for the Executive and the country generally.’
Audiologist Takes Leap of Faith – The Medical Independent
Posted August 26th, 2014
Visible Role Models Can Transform Perceptions – ETBI.ie
Posted June 26th, 2014
How ‘proactive role models with disability are needed across the EU as advisors to the government, the semi-state and private sectors’.
Ulster Bank’s ‘Small Business Can’ Website Tells IDK’s Start-Up Story
Posted March 31st, 2014
IDK’s start-up story, in the 7th anniversary month of seeking capital for irishdeafkids.ie.
This Life – ‘New Windows On The World’
Posted February 3rd, 2014
IDK was quoted in a two-page Sunday Business Post magazine feature on cochlear implants and consumer technology.
‘A New World For Deaf Children’
Posted October 17th, 2013
The Irish Times newspaper ran a letter from IDK, to augment a piece about a no-pens day at a Dublin school.
Living A Life Less Ordinary
Posted September 29th, 2013
IDK was quoted in the Sunday Independent on the topic of parenting children with disability (“Living” section, page 15)
Students bring court action over cancelled AIT audiology course
Posted August 15th, 2013
Coverage in The Irish Examiner of the campaign for the four-year BSc. course at AIT to be reinstated, shows a tweet from IDK’s Twitter page.
Phone Interview With Dublin City FM (February 11th, 2013)
Posted February 14th, 2013
IDK had its first phone interview with a radio station when Dublin City FM profiled IDK’s event with 16-year-old advocate, Ellen Arthur.
Free seminar [for] deaf teens and parents who feel isolated
Posted February 10th, 2013
The Journal.ie mentioned IDK’s parent-teen seminar with UK advocate, Ellen Arthur, and why teens need events like this.
The Sound of Silence – The Medical Independent
Posted January 31st, 2013
A comment from IDK, in the context of newborn hearing tests and audiology services in Ireland.
James Reilly urged to fund ear implants programme
Posted December 21st, 2012
The Irish Examiner newspaper cited IDK’s Facebook page in the context of families in Ireland campaigning for the option of second cochlear implants for their children.
Improving accessibility is sound business practice
Posted October 11th, 2012
The Irish Times newspaper quoted IDK’s Caroline Carswell, on intercom access and solutions for people with hearing difficulties.
Irish Times ‘Insight’ Magazine: Self-Employment
Posted April 27th, 2012
The Irish Times’ Insights magazine highlighted how businesses in Ireland must support and mentor entrepreneurs with disability.
Taking the Solo Plunge: Page One | Page Two
Specsavers Supports TCD Student Event For Hearing Awareness
Posted April 15th, 2012
Specsavers’ support for IDK and the student Hearing Awareness Day at Trinity College for Rag Week was covered in the Dundrum Gazette (April 5th edition).
TeachNet.ie: Closed Captioning In The Classroom
Posted March 24th, 2012
The TeachNet.ie blog cited IDK’s points from CESI 2012, while giving practical advice for classroom captioning projects.
IDK Shares Insights With ‘All About Business’
Posted January 31st, 2012
IDK’s Caroline Carswell was interviewed by AllAboutBusiness.ie, the Bank of Ireland-backed site for start-ups & small firms in Ireland.
Deafness At Third-Level (DCU newspaper)
Posted November 29th, 2011
The College View, mentions IDK in a feature about deaf students progressing to third-level education in Ireland.
Live Radio Interview With Dublin South FM (November 2nd, 2011)
Posted November 23rd, 2011
IDK had its first live radio session when the Dublin South FM station interviewed Caroline Carswell about IDK and its activities.
IDK Radio Interview With Near FM (October 14th, 2011)
Posted October 20th, 2011
Dublin’s Near FM interviewed IDK’s Caroline Carswell, with five minutes on live radio (the Northside2Day show) and a recorded interview for Northside2Nite.
Actions Do Speak Louder Than Words (June 8th, 2011)
Details of the Young Social Innovators project, as revealed to The Irish Independent.
‘Actions Speak Louder Than Words’ Project Wins YSI Category
Posted May 29th, 2011
The Young Social Innovators group from Drogheda that IDK teamed with, won their final section in the 2011 contest.
Young Social Innovators Group Teams With IDK
Posted February 24th, 2011
A Young Social Innovators group from Drogheda, entered the 2011 competition with a project on deafness.
LMFM radio interview (February 2nd, 2011)
Transcript of LMFM radio interview (see above)
Drogheda Leader newspaper feature (February 23rd, 2011)
IDK in The Irish Times Health Supplement
Posted February 09, 2011
The Irish Times interviewed Caroline Carswell in a two-part feature for the Parenting section of its Health Supplement.
1) Sounding A Fresh Beginning
2) Making The Decision: Mainstream or Specialist Education
ITV opens up access to very special stories!
Posted October 13, 2010
IDK’s “A Birthday For Ben” book was animated in BSL with text and sound by ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial TV network.
The Laois Rose – An IDK Volunteer
Posted August 25, 2010
Bernadette Ryan, the Laois Rose in Ireland’s Rose of Tralee festival, told the Midland Tribune about her sister Loretta who was deaf, and passed away aged 12, when Ber was seven.
Future Arts 2010: Interview with LifeFM in Cork
Posted April 21, 2010
Cork’s LifeFM talked with IDK’s Miriam Walsh, an attendee at the Arts Council’s Future Arts conference in Dublin in March 2010.
Special Stories in The Sunday Business Post
Posted March 30, 2010
The Sunday Business Post interviewed Kate Gaynor from Special Stories and IDK’s Caroline Carswell about their joint book, “A Birthday For Ben”.
Shortlist Video for Ireland’s Education eGovernment Awards 2010
Posted Feburary 28, 2010
The short-list video for Ireland’s Education 2010 eGovernment Award has been subtitled by the IDK team..
NPPR Excels At eGovernment Awards 2010
Posted Feburary 20, 2010
This Silicon Republic piece mentions IDK for receiving Ireland’s Education 2010 eGovernment Award.
IDK and Special Stories on TV3’s Ireland:AM programme
Posted Feburary 09, 2010
TV3’s Ireland:AM team invited Caroline Carswell from IDK, and Kate Gaynor from Special Stories, to talk about their award-winning “Birthday For Ben” book.
Visual Learning In The Preschool/Primary Years – Childcare Magazine
Posted July 29, 2009
IDK contributed a piece on visual learning for deaf children in early-years education to Childcare Magazine.
IDK “On The Couch” in The Irish Times Health Supplement
Posted January 21, 2009
Journalist Fiona Tyrrell from the Irish Times asked Caroline Carswell to sit “on the couch” & discuss Ireland’s health system.
IDK Photo Exhibition in LifeTimes
Posted January 10, 2009
The LifeTimes local paper featured the IDK photo exhibition in County Library, Tallaght, Dublin 24, during January 2009.
IDK Comments On StageText In The Irish Times
Posted November 10, 2008
The Irish Times newspaper approached Caroline Carswell to comment on the Stagetext theatre captioning service.
IDK Feature in Woman’s Way Magazine
Posted September 03, 2008
IDK’s Caroline Carswell was interviewed by Woman’s Way magazine, about her education and the IDK venture.
IDK Podcast on Mumcentric.com
Posted July 02, 2008
Co-founder of mumcentric.com, Darina Loakman, interviewed Caroline Carswell about the IDK venture.
Tune in to Newstalk 106-108 FM on Sunday March 23 at 13:00
Posted March 18, 2008
IDK featured in Newstalk’s Change-Makers series, with two other Social Entrepreneurs Ireland awardees.
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