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Pre-School

BSL stories

BSL Stories by Frank Barnes School:

https://vimeo.com/user110101185/videos

Jamie Dow: Dave the Dog’s children book:

https://youtu.be/zYftZeftmZQ

BSL stories signed by friends of Elmfield School:

https://www.elmfield.bristol.sch.uk/Bug-Club/

Blanche Nevile:

https://www.facebook.com/967663219996683/videos/519317478786120/

Music by Deaf Musicians:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=askXOWWxjpo

RAD (Royal Association for Deaf people): https://www.facebook.com/pg/RADRoyalAssociationforDeafpeople/videos/?ref=page_internal

Vooks: interactive books (parents get free online access to a range of children’s storybooks for one month). Suitable for pre-schoolers-Primary

www.vooks.com

Oxford Owl: suitable from 3-11 years old

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

Gete Pic: Digital e-library suitable for aged 12 and under

www.getepic.com

BSL vocabulary and activity sheets for deaf children and families

Some are in the free downloads section of www.DeafBooks.co.uk

Communication with Deaf Toddlers/babies

Learn some practical strategies to develop communication with your deaf or hard of hearing baby or toddler. These communication videos from The University of Sheffield support and advise about communication with deaf babies and toddlers with a range of hearing loss, from mild to profound (0-3 years).

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLiKwROOiu2Dm8fph0F-prztKIEhrNjHDG -

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/easy-ways-to-boost-baby-talk/zdcxgwx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people/how-does-childrens-language-develop/zjmcy9q -

 

Advanced Bionics: ideas on how to check your child is listening well enough with his or her cochlear implant. Learn about how different speech sounds occur at different frequencies. 

www.advancedbionics.com/gb/en/home/support/tools-for-schools.html -

The Listening Room provides free, fun activities and resources to support the development of speech, language and listening skills

www.thelisteningroom.com  

Cochlear: Sound Foundation for babies and toddlers which provides guidance in developing children’s spoken language through listening.  It is a site for cochlear implant users, but the activities are just as useful for children who wear hearing aids.

https://www.cochlear.com/uk/en/home/ongoing-care-and-support/rehabilitation-resources  

Medel: ideas for listening and language.  This can be used with both cochlear implant wearers and hearing aid wearers.

www.medel.com/en-gb/support/rehab/rehabilitation-downloads

 

Audiology

How to tips (how to cut tubing on new earmoulds etc)

https://cid.edu/professionals/quick-tip-videos/

 

Learning the basics of Cochlear Implants (Southampton University/Auditory Implant Service)

http://www.bit.ly/CI-Basics

 

 

Preschool