Rachel Miers, Executive Manager at the John Pierce Centre for Deaf People will be presenting at the Exclusion and Embrace conference. Her topic, ‘I Connect With You’ is based on the IConnect project being undertaken at the John Pierce Centre.
With the support from the Board of Directors of JPC, and the seed funding made possible from John Wallis Foundation, JPC piloted a limited trial project using iPad and or other tablet devices, as a method of increasing communication for isolated members of the Deaf community.
JPC strives to empower Deaf people to live full and successful lives. The purpose of the IConnect pilot project was to examine the feasibility of introducing this type of technology to the Pastoral Care program
To read more about the John Pierce Centre for Deaf People click here.