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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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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The word “disabled” gets a new meaning as the term is renamed to ‘disabled in service’

The word ‘disabled’ gets a big new meaning when it comes to services for people with disabilities.The word is now being used in a new way to mean “disabled in the service” or “in service to.”According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the word ‘disability’ is an acronym for “disability in service.”This new definition […]

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How to help a language learner learn to speak or write in your native language

It is the time of year for a change, and the time to take action.This is when language learners are most needed.They have to get their skills up and running again, because they have missed out on the best years of their lives.There are many reasons for this.First, their language learning has been severely hampered […]

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How to Create a Powerpoint Language Disability Workshop for your Students

Next BigFuture has just released a free Powerpoint language disability workshop for students who are not fluent in Mandarin or Chinese.The workshop aims to give students a chance to create an interactive and fun learning experience for their students to gain an understanding of their language and to have a deeper understanding of the challenges […]

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