IDK and artist Helene Hugel are inviting families with very young deaf children to join in a series of “imaginative play” sessions. Create and the Arts Council are funding this initiative to develop creative skills with parents to support early language development in deaf children.
The initial sessions will take place at the National Cochlear Implant Unit in Dublin and at a local community venue during May and June 2009.
Creative play sessions will take place on these dates:
Phase 1 – Outpatients area, National Cochlear Implant Unit
- May 26: 9.30am to 11.30am
- June 2: 9.30am to 11.30am
- June 9: 9.30am to 11.30am
Final Phase 1 session – December 5, 2009 – contact IDK for full details)
To find out more, or participate in any of the sessions, contact:
Caroline Carswell, IDK – hello<at>soundadvice.pro, 01-4903237; www.sound-advice.ie
Helene Hugel, Helium – helene<at>helium.ie, 076-6026817; www.helium.ie
This project is supported by the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme, managed by Create.