Monthly Archives: March 2010

NCIRL’s Parent-Child Programme Benefits Literacy

Just recently, the Early Learning Initiative at National College of Ireland launched its new Parent Child Home Programme (PCHP). Many of the programme’s “points” are similar to the home-work the parents of severely to profoundly deaf children need to do, to … Continue reading

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One Parent’s Feedback: National Audiology Review

The National Audiology Review is inviting submissions from parents & carers of deaf children and service users, before March 19, 2010.  This feedback comes from a mother of a 4 year old boy who was diagnosed as being profoundly deaf at … Continue reading

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YouTube Automatic Captioning Moves Out Of Beta

In recent years websites such as CaptionTube and independent services made videos and audio more accessible to deaf or hard of hearing people. In November 2009, Google announced the automatic captioning of videos on its YouTube site to boost captioning provision and … Continue reading

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National Audiology Review Seeks Service Feedback

Ireland’s audiology service raises serious concerns, according to reports in the national press – and forum members on the irishdeafkids.ie website. March 19th is the deadline for having your say on this essential issue. The National Audiology Review is looking for parents, … Continue reading

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The Value Of SMS Texting To Deaf Youngsters

At Griffith College, Cork, SMS texts are used to advise students of cancelled classes. Texting is a simple and often free method of communication that is available to anyone with a mobile phone. And these users range from young kids … Continue reading

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The Value Of SMS Texting To Deaf Youngsters

At Griffith College, Cork, SMS texts are used to advise students of cancelled classes. Texting is a simple and often free method of communication that is available to anyone with a mobile phone. And these users range from young kids … Continue reading

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