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Like all organisations, Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having a significant impact on our work. As an education and care organization, protecting students, clients, residents and staff is our first priority. We therefore closely follow the guidelines of our government.
Staff are working hard to stay in contact with our clients and pupils and are investigating how technology can enable on-going
Teaching deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) migrant children with little or no language and/or educational experience is a challenging task. At Kentalis, over the last five years a growing number of DHH migrant children with a variety of linguistic, cultural and background experiences have enrolled in our schools for deaf education including children with large gaps in their language and/or learning.
Speakaboo is a app developed by Kentalis who allows a speech therapist to screen the speech development of a multilingual child in its mother tongue in only 10 minutes. A speech language therapist or interpreter can use Speakaboo to elicit target words with the help of small interactive games.
Speakaboo can be used with children aged 3-6 years. The program includes additional tools to help speech
The Frontiers paper on the development of Inner language is now free accessible. The area that has the most potential for future research is the study of Inner speech (IS) in children with neurodevelopmental disorders.