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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
National Curriculum with BSL - Petition

97% of young people support for BSL in GCSE

  97% of young people support the idea of a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL). A petition (currently at 22,008 signatures) calls for BSL...
Audism - Painting by Nancy Rourke

Audism

Audism. That word has been around for a while, but I don’t feel like people really know what it means. The word was coined in 1975...
Dr Paddy Ladd

Dr Paddy Ladd recognised by York St John University

Press Release by York St John University Leading figures in the charity sector, conservation, psychology, business, sport, music, television and the Deaf community will be...
Who says deaf people can't do anything? - Dean Barton-Smith

Look back: Sporting greats – Dean Barton-Smith

It’s 25 years since Dean Barton-Smith, Member of the Order of Australia, became Australia’s first deaf Olympian at the Barcelona Olympic Games to compete...
Paul Ntulilavideo

Let’s meet Paul Ntulila!

https://vimeo.com/226307843 (Note: Video includes British Sign Language and subtitles) It has been over a month since kids have returned to school and students attending the university -...
Google Doodle

Google Doodle’s celebration of British Sign Language

As many children return to school this week, Google recently celebrated Britain's first school for the deaf, through a 'Google Doodle' of signing the letters of...

A new secondary school is planned for the Royal School for Deaf Children in...

Extracted from KentLive - 10 September 2017 - By Gabriel Shepard. Kent County Council is in talks to buy the former Royal School for Deaf Children...
Danny Murphy (13) who is deaf has been nominated for a Chronicle Champion Award (Image: Newcastle Chronicle)video

Danny Murphy – 13-year-old hopes for media career despite being the 5th generation of...

http://uds.ak.o.brightcove.com/4221396001/4221396001_5564661626001_5564645652001.mp4 Extracted from Chronicle Live - 4 September 2017 - By Ian Robson.  Danny Murphy is a natural performer who is hoping for a glittering career in...
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Deaf & Dyslexic Nurse attends University after 20 year battle

https://vimeo.com/225119605/522fae3467 After a 20 year struggle in education with Deafness (hard of hearing) and dyslexia, nurse and grandmother fulfils her impossible dream of reaching University. Colette...

BDA expresses concern over lack of dementia support for deaf community

Extracted from Evening Times - Glasgow - 12/07/2017 CHARITY leaders have expressed concern about a lack of support services for people with dementia who are...