A parent briefing was held in Dublin on May 10th, 2014 by the national cochlear implant centre (NCIC) in Ireland to advise parents on timelines for the bilateral cochlear implant programme to roll out from July 2014. Key dates: July 21st – First simultaneous bilateral cochlear implant surgery July 23rd – First sequential bilateral cochlear implant
Ladybird Publishing, a subsidiary of Penguin, recently launched an e-book application (app) for babies. While other major children’s publishers had previously launched apps for children, few were both suitable for babies, and available on all Apple devices, namely the iPad, iPhone and iPod. Teachers of deaf and hard of hearing preschoolers at Clayton Elementary School,
Find more tips from the mum of a deaf boy, and a creche manager online: Including Deaf Children At Preschool (Part One), & Part Two. Key Question: what information sources did you use for advice on Charlie’s early learning in the creche? (internet / flyers / other?) (The Mum) Our creche owner contacted the NAD
A pilot scheme in the UK which aims to improve service co-ordination for children with deafness, is expected to be underway by early 2010. The Local Record of Deaf Children in the UK seeks to improve services and raise awareness of the numbers of young people living with hearing loss. Information will be shared by
On December 5 2009, IDK and Helium will host another Learning Language is Fun! creative play session at the RuaRed arts centre in Tallaght, Dublin. In Sligo, a second, concurrent session will be held upstairs at The Factory Performing Space, Quay Street, with artist Helene Hugel. Both sessions will run from 10:30am to 12pm on
Babies and toddlers need to become familiar with books before reaching school age, otherwise they will tend to associate books only with school. Infants at home will be attracted to simple pictures in books, which can prompt their first item-and-word link, the initial step in language-learning. Toddlers exposed to image-rich books and flash cards early
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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