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New Ready to Read 
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Joe's News 
This school-based story is about Joe, who is Deaf and uses sign language to communicate. It is told from the perspective of one of the children in Joe’s class. Joe’s News is based on a true account of a school that encouraged its students to learn sign language to support a new entrant who is Deaf. The inside back cover shows how to sign some of the words in the book and provides a link to the Online Dictionary of
New Zealand Sign Language.
This reader is available in every NZ primary school.
 
 
 
 


 

           

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

          Woof! Woof!      
Pippa has become a familiar sight around van Asch Deaf Education Centre and Wharenui School. Pippa is Ann Croy's Hearing Dog for the Deaf, in training. The dog accompanies Ann  everywhere she goes. As a service dog Pippa is allowed to go to all of the places that a guide dog can go to. Pippa's role is to alert Ann to important sounds she can't hear, such as the door bell, phone, smoke alarm and alarm clock, by gently pawing her and then showing her where the sound comes from. For more information on hearing dogs click on the link below.
          Woof! Woof!      
Pippa has become a familiar sight around van Asch Deaf Education Centre and Wharenui School. Pippa is Ann Croy's Hearing Dog for the Deaf, in training. The dog accompanies Ann  everywhere she goes. As a service dog Pippa is allowed to go to all of the places that a guide dog can go to. Pippa's role is to alert Ann to important sounds she can't hear, such as the door bell, phone, smoke alarm and alarm clock, by gently pawing her and then showing her where the sound comes from. For more information on hearing dogs click on the link below.