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Dumbing down? I wish…

Written on August 15, 2012 at 8:14 pm, by

If you google ‘Quentin Letts’, ‘Daily Mail’ and ‘dumbing down’ you get more than one result. Last week he was reporting concerns that parliamentary bills were being formatted too clearly. In a piece entitled ‘Dumbed-down parliamentary Bills should be in plain English…rather than just plain daft’ Letts reports on concerns raised by a member of the  Continue Reading »

Rapping and signing

Written on July 11, 2012 at 5:40 pm, by

I’m at the ICCHP conference in Linz, Austria, which is about communication for people with special needs. An early highlight was the entertainment at the opening reception. Branislav Zdravkovic raps in sign language (think about those hand movements… perhaps all rappers are doing that) – here he is on YouTube when he was on the  Continue Reading »