Looking for the perfect Christmas present for your deaf child? Here are some ideas!
There’s a stigma around hearing technologies that they’re beige, big and ugly… but this generation is changing that stigma with the new, revamped technologies that are out!
Last week was all about recognising the wonders of captions. As part of Captioning Awareness Week, I was invited by Stagetext to watch a captioned performance of Mamma Mia the Musical in London!
City chiefs in Glasgow have agreed on plans to improve the lives of BSL users in the Scottish city, making education, leisure, health and democratic services more accessible
Following a particularly disastrous week for Brexit, actor and writer Ell Potter tweeted a video of a BSL interpreter doing her best to communicate just what was happening.
When people ask me to describe my Autism in the simplest way possible, I tell them: “It’s the opposite from being Deaf.” What do I mean? Autism is the inability to filter information, we do not have the 'cocktail party effect’ so cannot separate various noises and conversations.
This week is all about celebrating the importance of captioning, particularly within the D/deaf and hard of hearing community… it’s Captioning Awareness Week!
WANTED! Firewalkers to fundraise money for new deaf academy. Would you walk barefoot over red-hot embers to raise money for the New Deaf Academy in Exmouth?
“It does not slow down your speech. Signing babies generally have better language capacity or language authority than babies who don't sign, because even though signing is physical, it's still a language. Whether it's manual or verbal is secondary to the point that you're learning to communicate your thoughts and ideas, learning to transmit your intentions to someone else and theirs to you.”
The University of Manchester Students’ Union (SU) recently passed a motion that encourages students to use the BSL ‘jazz hands’ sign instead of clapping. Unfortunately, media coverage has not been positive