In true spirit for World Hearing Day (March 3), Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE, made its ‘Deafening’ documentary available for free, worldwide viewing on the RTE Player platform. This documentary sought to explore the current experience of being deaf in Ireland (avoiding a political discourse) and succeeded by representing the diversity in today’s deaf population –
Infant detection of child deafness, auditory verbal therapy and preschool are the bedrock for children to enjoy learning in mainstream classrooms at their local schools. Spoken-language #earlyintervention is crucial. https://t.co/6on5JEWjJ5. @ShepherdCentre — Caroline Carswell (@soundadvice_pro) February 13, 2017 Early Hearing Response Is Paramount As early-interventionist Pamala Cross explains, the 1-3-6 elements in this approach are:
Parents and teachers working with children who hear and talk with digital hearing devices (the auditory verbal method) are always seeking inspiration. Here’s some! In June 2016, Auditory Verbal UK hosted a “The Power of Speech” graduate event at the UK’s House of Commons, at which various children engaged in public speaking with MPs, educators,
A recent review in The Hearing Journal of the Thirty Million Words book by Dr Dana Suskind (pediatric cochlear implant surgeon), confirms that the approach noted by psychologists Betty Hart & Todd Risley, equally works for infants and children with hearing difficulties. Infant Spoken Language Exposure Is The Key Suskind aimed to establish why children
A music teacher’s refusal to wear a FM microphone in a thirteen-year-old girl’s music class at a middle school in Vermont, US, is the focus of a state legal case on the student’s rights. Reading the legal briefing document for this case gives excellent insights to practical challenges and limits of using a FM system
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