A Sound Advice seminar in Dublin, “The Link Between Hearing And Speech” (December 5th) explored how we hear with our brains with, and without hearing devices. Strategies for early language development by parents with babies and young children were also shared. Thirty Million Words Parallels were seen in the thirty million words concept for hearing and deaf children, with
Many visitors to the Sound Advice site ask this question. Its frequency is notable. There’s no reason a child who’s deaf can’t participate at creche, with the right supports in place. Same as when a child moves to junior infants at primary school. The team here is aware that some deaf children don’t attend preschool or creches
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