Four young people for the National Deaf Children's Society attended the interactive Youth Forum at london cyberspace #ldncyberyouth with 21 other young people. The event was being facilitated by…Continue
Hope the new course is going well.
I work for the National Deaf Children's Society and we use social media to engage deaf children and young people. Social Media is wonderful why because it allows everyone who engages with…"
"Great insights on the barriers and challenges facing hearing impaired and deaf peoples' use of the web - I also contributed to the conference but from the other side of the planet (I'm currently based in Christchurch, NZ) - was…"
Four young people for the National Deaf Children's Society attended the interactive Youth Forum at london cyberspace #ldncyberyouth with 21 other young people. The event was being facilitated by NSPCC.The event gave young people an opportunity to share their hopes, ideas and wants for the future of cyberspace. Covering topics:*The future of Technology and Development opportunities*Economic growth and development*Child SafetyYoung people spoke about the need for a web safety check for young…See More
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Brief bio: tell us a few facts about you & your interest in digital aspects of work with young people
I have over 15 years experience in participation working with children and young people 8-18years. I am a founding member of UKYP and Participation Works. I am Head of Children and Young People's Partcipation at the National Deaf Children's Society working with deaf children and young people.
Social Media is a great way to engage young peole who struggle with literacy and engaging in partcipation activities. I worked with young people over the course of a year to create and develop the Buzz a website for deaf yp 8-18 years the first national website for deaf cyp nationally.
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