Monthly Archives: May 2010

SMS Texting Supports Inclusive Education In Africa

In Ireland deaf children have the chance to communicate by text, sign or voice. This is not always the case in developing countries, where children can be isolated from society due to the lack of access to communication. The world’s … Continue reading

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Infant Literacy Skills – Newborn To Three Years

Children need to develop literacy skills before their first day of school and research consistently shows children learn literacy skills even before talking. Emergent literacy theorists believe that children start learning about literacy (reading and writing) from birth. Infants can learn … Continue reading

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Infant Literacy Skills – Newborn To Three Years

Children need to develop literacy skills before their first day of school and research consistently shows children learn literacy skills even before talking. Emergent literacy theorists believe that children start learning about literacy (reading and writing) from birth. Infants can learn … Continue reading

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Web Systems Inspire Deaf Kids To Learn To Dance

Late in 2009, South Africa’s “Got Talent” show announced its winner, a deaf hip-hop dancer named Darren Rajibal. The 19 year-old had danced for just four years when during a power cut he decided to entertain family and friends by … Continue reading

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Future Arts 2010: Interview With LifeFM in Cork

On April 8, 2010, Anna Daly from Cork radio station LifeFM talked with IDK’s Miriam Walsh, an attendee at the Arts Council’s Future Arts conference in Dublin from March 27-29, 2010. A podcast of this interview will be posted here … Continue reading

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Future Arts 2010: Interview With LifeFM in Cork

On April 8, 2010, Anna Daly from Cork radio station LifeFM talked with IDK’s Miriam Walsh, an attendee at the Arts Council’s Future Arts conference in Dublin from March 27-29, 2010. A podcast of this interview will be posted here … Continue reading

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How Educational Software Benefits Deaf Students

Young deaf students attending Lawrence Elementary School in the US have seen the literacy and numeracy benefits of a new software programme. In the classroom, audio output from the computer is sent via radio waves, directly to receivers the students … Continue reading

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