The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) held a conference in Dublin, ‘Disability Through The Lifecourse‘, on September 16th, 2014. This event was very relevant to Sound Advice, with the keynote speaker, Professor Sheila Riddell from the University of Edinburgh, citing post-school transitions research from NDCS in her keynote presentation. Most of the social group profiled from
Radio station, Newstalk 108FM, sent reporter Henry McKean to Specsavers Hearcare in central Dublin, to have his ears filled with putty to block sounds. McKean then had a taste of “being deaf for a day” in Dublin city centre. Listen: What Is It Like To Experience Deafness Overnight? A transcript of McKean’s commentary is here,
Life goes in circles – or so the saying goes. This certainly was the case when “Trinity News“, the campus newspaper of Trinity College Dublin, approached Caroline Carswell from Sound Advice, to pen a piece on a Rag Week 2012 event. Read the piece: Making A Noise For Deaf Kids After cutting her publishing teeth with
The Disability Service at Trinity College, Dublin is hosting an information evening this month for potential students with physical/sensory disabilities. Date: Friday January 27th 2012 Time: 6.30pm Venue: Room 3074, 3rd Floor, Arts Building, TCD The evening will begin with an overview of the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE), and will outline the range
The Dodder river, as you’ve never seen it! IDK is offering blank note-cards of the “Dodder River” in packs of ten 6″ x 4″ cards, at €6.50 per pack. Our office in Terenure is very close to the Dodder, which is Dublin’s second river after the Liffey. Both source four miles apart in the chain of
IDK is now offering Christmas cards in two designs (1) “River Dodder” and (2) “Holly Berries” in mixed packs of ten 6″ x 4″ cards, at €6.50 per pack. Please add EUR 1.00 per pack for postage on all orders. If you are buying from overseas, please mail firstname.lastname@example.org, to confirm postage costs. Many thanks!
Imaginosity (Dublin Childrens’ Museum) and IDK are hosting a book-reading for all children aged 4 to 9 at Imaginosity, on October 14th at 4pm. Children attending the reading of “A Birthday For Ben“, access Imaginosity’s child-centred, educational and interactive museum space for creative play. During Imaginosity’s Festival of Stories, its Super Saver Rate for school groups