Tag Archives: Deaf Education

Deaf Ed Corner: Social Cognition and Theory of Mind

[Source:  Hands & Voices] What is social cognition and theory of mind? Humans are social animals and we spend a great deal of time in social relationships. As children develop, they gain a better understanding of peers and adults around … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs of the Week: Sign Language Interpreters – Northern California!

We have several school clients in California who have asked PediaStaff to assist them in locating Sign Language Interpreters (ASL) for their schools.  These positions would be working with students in their classrooms.  Most are one-school locations.  These are full-time … Continue reading

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Therapy Tech Corner: Apple Releases iOS 8 with Major Accessibility Improvements

[Source:  the Assistive Technology Blog] Today, Apple released iOS 8 the latest software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The new software, which is available for free, includes many new features and enhancements, including new accessibility features and tools that will allow … Continue reading

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Deaf Educator / SLI Corner: An Overview of K-12 Educational Interpreting

[Source:  Deaf Children.org] The Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc., (RID) Standard Practice Paper (SPP) provides a framework of basic, respectable standards for RID members’ professional work and conduct with consumers. This paper also provides specific information about the practice setting. … Continue reading

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Using Oral Deaf Education to Teach Deaf Children

By: Kimberley Powell What It is and How It Works © Kimberley Powell, Oct 27, 2008 There are different degrees of hearing loss, and many deaf and hearing impaired children have some residual hearing. By combining today’s sophisticated hearing technologies with … Continue reading

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