Disruptive principles in business leadership were recently presented by Dr Trish Gorman (US) in Dublin, at a masterclass with the IntertradeIreland All-Island Innovation Programme. For Sound Advice, this masterclass confirmed: Sound Advice is a disruptive entity (modernising Ireland’s deaf sector and education) The disruptive effect of bilateral cochlear implants (children hear speech in both ears) Visible role models transmit core values, coach
The ETBI.ie Summer newsletter has an article from IDK’s Caroline Carswell, describing how ‘ proactive role models with disability are needed across the EU as advisors to the government, the semi-state and private sectors. ’ Read: Visible Role Models Can Transform Perceptions Of Ability Too often, parent instinct is to overprotect children with disability, meaning positive role
Children who receive cochlear implants can progress for several years afterward, a longitudinal research project by Penn State University shows. In a milestone multi-year study, the researchers found students’ peer relationships were impacted by teacher and peer acceptance within a school. Positive Long-Term Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation “We didn’t actually know how implanted children would do
Several parents recently asked about behaviour guidance for children who’re deaf or hard-of-hearing, so these insights and resources may help. On the behaviour front, young children who’re deaf or hard-of-hearing can be harder to guide as they don’t always hear a particular tone of voice or verbal warning that another child might detect and respond
In recent days, Sound Advice’s Facebook page showed a photo, advising us all to “Keep Calm and Celebrate Diversity”. Our point was that diversity exists in the deaf population too, and some people don’t know – or acknowledge – this fact. Diversity In The Deaf Population Read: Different Models of Deafness In Ireland, the media
At the eighth annual Ireland’s eGovernment Awards ceremony in Dublin (February, 2010), IDK (Sound Advice) beat off stiff competition to win the Education category. The awards, presented in association with Eircom, aim to “raise awareness and recognise the innovators, developers, forward thinkers and experts who are pioneering the changes happening in how the Irish Government
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