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Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Profile of Arthur Dimmock

From 1943 until 2006 Arthur Dimmock contributed an international news column called Girdle Around the Earth to the British Deaf Times, which later became...
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James Clarke: The long road to 100 medals

BDN salutes James Clarke on his achievement of collecting 100 medals from finishing 100 races. James Clarke, who has Usher syndrome, woke up on New...
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My summer of discovery

A two month trip to the United States this summer included a visit to the CODA International Conference for Adrian Bailey. https://vimeo.com/216672734 I have to say it...
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Blank Canvas Voyage: Meeting the Solomon Islands Deaf Community

In the August issue we met Thomas and Telma and heard all about their ongoing Blank Canvas Voyage. This month we present a more...
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Fred Cuddeford

The BDA were saddened to hear of the recent death of Fred Cuddeford at the grand old age of 106 years and 9 months!...
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Deaf bike team ride to Paris for deaf children

A team of four Deaf female cyclists rode from London to Paris recently in support of the BDA’s Deaf Roots & Pride project. BDN...
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First ever British Deaf swimmer conquers the English Channel

Former Great Britain Deaf swimmer Andrew Rees recently became the first Deaf British swimmer to successfully complete a solo English Channel swim. Mr Rees, from...
leah katz-hernandez white house

Video tour of The White House with Obama’s Deaf Receptionist

To mark the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Leah Katz-Hernandez, the White House's first deaf receptionist, has produced a video tour...
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Conrad at 100

Professor Graham H. Turner salutes Dr Reuben Conrad, whose groundbreaking research in the late 70s proved that depriving deaf children of the opportunity to...

Blank Canvas Voyage

This month we have been lucky enough to catch up with Thomas Giddens and Telma Louro. It was not easy as they have been...