Subwoofers Give Access To Dance, Art, PC Games

Dance mats with flashing lights were previously used to teach deaf and hard of hearing kids to dance, but sub-woofers, as used at Rochester School for Deaf Students in the US, are definitely a step into the future. Sub-woofers are typically used to enhance music in a dancing environment, but in this case are placed [...]

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Auditory Neuropathy

A parent recently asked IDK about Auditory Neuropathy (AN), after searching online for details about the condition. “Think about driving your car with the radio on, but you have a frayed wire somewhere between the radio and the speaker system. The sound is entering the perfectly operational radio but is not able to get through [...]

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Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) Scheme

In Ireland, the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) free pre-school year is set to open up equal education opportunities to children nationwide. The scheme, which is to be rolled out from January 2010, will be available to all pre-schoolers in Ireland, born between 2 February 2005 to 30 June 2006  (exemptions are made for [...]

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Sophie Lancaster Foundation

In August 2007, Sophie Lancaster was kicked to death, simply for dressing differently. Two years on, and in tribute to the outgoing, bubbly girl who was denied the chance to live life her way, cult new British make-up brand Illamasqua has commissioned a short film by award-winning French director, Fursy Teyssier. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qW2ve6_BkRA&hl=en_GB&fs=1&] http://www.sophielancasterfoundation.com/

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