IDK was invited by the Arts Council to attend its Future Arts: FYI 2010 event for youngsters aged 15 to 23, in Dublin (March 27 – 29, 2010). Our role was to give a ‘hearing’ angle to the young delegates at the weekend’s discussions and workshops. This included basic hearing-awareness, explaining how Speedtext & ISL
In February 2010, The Sunday Business Post interviewed Kate Gaynor from Special Stories and IDK’s Caroline Carswell about their book, “A Birthday For Ben”. The two-page feature in the SBP’s Agenda Magazine can be read as two colour pages (PDF files) on these links: (1) Page 24 (2) Page 25 or by enlarging the image
Note: Deaf children in Ireland access digital hearing-devices since this article was written in 2010, increasing their participation in vocal singing, dancing and performances they may previously have been excluded from or found difficult to access. Dance can teach deaf children spoken language Children learn spoken language via dance (Heuser Academy) and Dance program for
IDK and artist Helene Hugel are inviting families with very young deaf children to join in a series of “imaginative play” sessions. Create and the Arts Council are funding this initiative to develop creative skills with parents to support early language development in deaf children. The initial sessions will take place at the National Cochlear Implant
Kiddie Care Supplies is a Carlow-based business which retails toys, art & craft supplies, books, Montessori equipment and more for children up to 6 years or older. Many items we offer are tactile or visual, with bright, vibrant colours, labels and descriptions. Children learn by association and have more fun if this process is stimulating and interesting. For
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