'Lesser-known things about deafness' Helpful Ouch guest blog by Charlie Swinbourne

Deafness, by those in the know

Scottish independence referendum campaigners have neglected the needs of deaf voters, it is claimed by a charity.

This is a great example of how different native Deaf and Hearing peoples' languages are. In fact a Deaf person from Canada and America can converse in sign (both neighboring nations use American Sign Language), but a Canadian Deaf person and a British Deaf person would not despite that Canada is a British Territory.

And for those wondering, the language pictured is American Sign Language's alphabet.

BSLphabet -- By Nick Beese -- A unique new typefont, which fuses the British Sign Language alphabet with the written alphabet.

A unique new typeface, which fuses the British Sign Language alphabet with the written alphabet.- Digitally printed - satin paper - Matt finish - Unframed - Dimensions: x size) - Shipped worldwide

unite the world gandhi

Hands of peace- This picture is a beautiful representation of the world. The hands coming together to signify a more unified earth. The hands themselves seem to be of two nationality's.

Simple, Everyday Strategies to Support Children who have Autism..Although autism and its related conditions can be very complex to work with and can vary greatly between children it is often the case that simple and straight forward approaches and strategies can be the most effective in producing positive results. The following are some strategies that are easy to implement in a classroom, home or other environment where children with autism may be present.

Simple Strategies that Can Help Support Children who have Autism

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