Earlier this year, Limerick-based venture, Off We Go! Publishing and its ‘experience’ books for children were mentioned on this site. Off We Go! is now offering two titles as animated iPhone & iPad apps from the App Store, in English and Spanish, with more titles to follow. The apps teach children to expect sensory experiences
Until now, eReaders (digital book-reading devices) were used exclusively by adults, but the release of vTech’s eReader models for children and Apple’s iPad means it is time to explore the benefits of eReaders for kids. One year ago, IDK noted how web technologies make story-telling inclusive for deaf and hearing children who may be in
After receiving several queries about Lamh, the manual language, we asked Mary Cullen, Lamh Development Officer, a few questions. What is Lámh? Lámh is the accepted manual sign system used by children and adults with intellectual disability in Ireland. Some people use Lámh as their main way of communicating while others use Lámh together with
Twelve UK publishers are using web technologies to present contemporary childrens’ books in sign language with audio, animation and text in a GBP1.5 million project to improve literacy levels among deaf children. The project, www.signedstories.com, offers a free online library of signed books for deaf children to develop their literacy & language skills, whether signed
The IDK article “Toys & Games for Deaf Children” is one of the most-read on this site, so this complementary piece suggests toys for early development. Developmental Baby Toys for 0 – 24 Month Olds Remember, children who’re deaf have the same toys as hearing children, even if you may think otherwise! Handheld rattles will develop your child’s
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