A Minnesota-based preschool program using the spoken-language approach with children who have hearing issues is expanding after families saw their hearing children gain from being in the same language-heavy environment. Read: Preschool for children with hearing issues expands “The kids’ interaction helps with their social development, parents love it; they want their kids to be
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
Irish Deaf Kids held a technology and education event in Dublin on October 10th, 2011. The event proved to be invaluable for all attendees, and was put together to give parents, educators and other stakeholders in-depth insights to how deaf and hard-of-hearing (hoh) children can use digital tools to better communicate and learn in a
A deaf person’s life-experience of the education system, shapes their views on deaf education, according to a new post on the Paraquad Disability Blog. >> The Deaf Education Debate Continues: Influences of technology, policy and environment The different perspectives in this post need reading, to understand the core issues around school placements for students who
This post continues the piece, Including Deaf Children At Preschool (Part One). A key question was put to the mum & creche manager: How did you identify the potential challenges you (mum & creche) might meet during Charlie’s early days? NOTE: Charlie was late detected at around age two, unlike today’s infants who benefit from
Ireland’s government offers a free preschool year to all infants aged over three, regardless of additional needs they have. The Early Child Care & Education (ECCE) initiative, which is open to all preschools in Ireland, is profiled on Sound Advice. For children with deafness, creche and preschool is a pivotal stage in their spoken language development, with the foundations
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