Box of Broadcasts, or BoB for short, is an online, on Demand TV and radio service for education. In part one of this blog we looked at what BoB is and how to use it to search for, request and watch online content. In this second part we look at how to create your own playlists and clips.
Box of Broadcasts, or BoB for short, is an online, on Demand TV and radio service for education but just how do you use it? and why would you want to? In this 2 part blog we’re going to have an in depth look at BoB and just what it can do for you.
The Mental Health Foundation works to prevent mental health problems and is the home of the #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. This year, they have chosen Kindness as their main focus because:
Making Sense of ASD
While researching notable autistic people last year for a presentation that was running on the ground floor atrium area of Augustine House, as part of Autism Awareness Week (AAW), I noticed something of a common theme. Many of the celebrities I was finding on lists of famous figures with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) had been diagnosed not as children but as adults – whether they had been encouraged by their partners and families to seek the opinions of medical experts, or had read about symptoms that resonated with their own experiences and behaviours and gone on to self-diagnose, it seemed clear that for many of these people, the lack of awareness and understanding of autism during their childhood and adolescence had meant that only as recognition of autism developed during their lifetime had they come to realise that ASD is a fundamental part of their identity.
Everyone’s brain is different. I’ve known that mine is different in a particular way since I was at secondary school. I can’t picture things in my head. It doesn’t matter what you describe – a sunny beach, the Drill Hall Library where I work, members of my family – I simply cannot “see” it unless it’s right there in front of me. Apparently, this is unusual, though to me it’s perfectly normal.
Today is the International day of Human Space Flight, celebrating the anniversary of the very first space flight made by a human being. This day of celebration was created by the United Nations in 2011, to acknowledge the start of the space era for humankind. However, it has been celebrated by the Russian people as a national day since 1962, where it was called Cosmonautics day.