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Actress Millicent Simmonds poses for photographers during the photo call for the film Wonderstruck at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

‘Wonderstruck,’ with deaf newcomer Simmonds, lands at Cannes

Extracted from Mail Online - 18 May 2017 - By Jake Coyle of Associated Press CANNES, France (AP) - The cacophony of the Cannes Film Festival...
Students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Conservatoire students celebrate Deaf Awareness Week

Students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are celebrating their place on the only degree programme for deaf performers in the UK this week,...
Deaf men helped NASA

‘I wanted to serve’: These deaf men helped NASA understand motion sickness in space

Extracted from The Washington Post - 5 May 2017 - By Sarah Larimer  Video above: In the 1960s, 11 men with ties to Gallaudet University...

Countdown to Sign Language Week

The British Deaf Association (BDA) are currently in the middle of final preparations for their annual Sign Language Week. This year the week runs...

Kids, are you “Up For It?” (BSL)

Up For It?, our new children's series, is coming SOON! Play the video to see why we're so excited about it & follow us...

Power in Our Hands online now (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/204640918 "Power in Our Hands", the BDA's ground-breaking feature length documentary released in 2015, is now available to watch in the comfort of your own...
Sign Culture

Introducing Signed Culture (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/202925284 You a Deaf BSL user? Like going to BSL accessible Theatre, Museum tours or Art Gallery events? That’s why Signed Culture is here. Signed Culture, which used...

Memories of Nepal 2016 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/195837912/84ef015a19 BDA Chair Dr Terry Riley visited Nepal late last year for the 111th World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Board Meeting. This is his...

Bobby Benson – A Tribute

British Deaf Association Chair Terry Riley pays tribute to Deaf comedian and all-round nice guy, Bobby Benson, who was laid to rest this week. "Earlier...

Deaf President DiMarco in 2024!

American Deaf entertainment icon Nyle DiMarco has joked that he could one day become the first Deaf President of the United States. Following the inauguration...