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A few days ago I read something that made me really angry. It was an article written by a parent about how the education system is letting her children down. At first I was sympathetic, and found myself nodding along … Continue reading
It’s been hard to look back over the whole of 2013 because the last quarter was dominated by two life-changing events: my mom died, and my husband was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. It hasn’t been easy to remember as far … Continue reading
I came across this post recently at limpingchicken about what it’s like to be a deaf learner. It’s a great insight into how difficult and tiring it is.
Today is the last day of Deaf Awareness Week 2013, so it’s time to look at how you can be more Deaf aware. First of all, to gain the attention of a deaf person, tap them lightly on the shoulder … Continue reading
Throughout Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception aged children are mixed together) children are exposed to both English and BSL. Some of the teachers have English as their first language, and some have BSL as their first language, so the children … Continue reading
From the time I spent observing and teaching in a school for the Deaf, I found that maths lessons were the ones most like lessons in a mainstream school. The main difference is the fact that because class sizes are … Continue reading