How to get your child’s language skills right

The language we use in school can be the language we speak at home.It’s why parents sometimes have to take extra care when they send their children to school.In the meantime, it’s worth paying extra attention to the way they use words, says Language Education Trust (LET).We’ve put together this guide to help you do […]

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Which language is the most common in the UK?

A new study says Britain has the world’s highest proportion of disabled people living in poverty and disabled people are more likely to be unemployed than their non-disabled peers.The study, by the disability rights charity Disability Rights UK, said the lack of opportunities for disabled people to study and have jobs made it difficult for […]

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‘Lone Star’ star and former WWE wrestler Cody Rhodes dies at 91

Cody Rhodes died on Thursday, the longtime WWE wrestler and his son announced on Twitter.Cody died peacefully at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a brief battle with cancer.He was 91.Rhodes’ son, Mark, tweeted that his father was “one of the best in the business.”Rhodesian died at the age of 91, according to the […]

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How can deaf people hear?

By JOE SCHULZENBERG | UPI Staff WriterIn an interview with the Washington Post’s Wonkblog, neuroscientist Dr. David S. Freedman, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Pennsylvania, explains how deaf people can be affected by hearing loss.Dr. Freedmans lab is part of the Department of Neurosurgery of Johns Hopkins Medicine, where he has been studying […]

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Which language is the most accessible for people with disabilities?

An article posted on the Australian Disability Rights website by journalist John Kelly explores the different ways languages can be used to communicate with people with physical or speech disabilities.Key points:A new book by journalist, John Kelly, looks at different ways language can be understoodLanguage can be very different to other social settingsLanguage is often […]

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Trump signs law to lift Obama-era restrictions on transgender service

President Donald Trump signed a bill on Wednesday that lifts Obama-style restrictions on how transgender people can serve in the military and is likely to be signed into law soon.The Republican-led Senate overwhelmingly approved the bill, which includes a provision allowing transgender service members to enlist without having to undergo sex-change surgery.Trump signed the measure […]

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How to use an eraser to erase a disability word

When I first started to use my disability language on Twitter, it was with the intent of trying to keep my account updated.I was trying to get new followers and to keep up with my colleagues and friends.Then, one day, I saw a tweet from @sarabie_sarah, a writer for the Guardian, where she said, “I […]

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Which is best for me?

Language processing disabilities (LPDs) are common and affect around a third of all Australians.The condition affects all Australian children and is often confused with learning difficulties.While many LPD sufferers experience difficulty in speaking and understanding their own language, many others struggle with other communication skills and communication difficulties such as speaking with a foreign accent.The […]

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How do I find and understand the disability language use in the United States?

The U.S. Department of Education has released a report that details how the U.K. government uses disability language and the types of language used in the U and U.N. countries.This information was originally published in November 2017, but is now available online.The report, Disability Language Use: How the U, U.P. and UNA are Using Language, […]

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