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Thursday, January 24, 2019

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...

Moves to improve the lives of deaf Glaswegians revealed

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
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Discrimination at work still a major issue

BDN this month reveals the findings of a new survey which demonstrates a lack of support for deaf people both while they are seeking...

Deaf History March 22nd 1912

If you thought that campaigning and lobbying were recent additions to the BDA's portfolio, think again. On this day one hundred and five years...

“Trump” is Swiss Sign of the Year

Donald Trump has beaten off stiff competition from “Netflix”, “vegan” and “deportation” to be chosen as “sign of the year” by the Swiss Deaf...
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Chef de Mission gather in Samsun for Deaflympics seminar

From 18 July to 30 July 2017, the streets of Samsun will come alive with elite athletes and their supporters from 90 countries around...

Poundland Dagenham colleague wins highly commended in national award

Poundland is delighted to announce that one of their colleagues, Ridwan Ojetola, has won highly commended status in the Significant Achievement Award category at the...

It’s not a Disability, it’s a Special Ability

Long-standing club coach Gareth Waterfield – the inspirational girls coach at Winscombe RFC in Somerset – has won the BBC Sports Personality of the...

Scotland BSL National Plan Consultation

Members of the Scottish BSL National Advisory Group, students from Heriot Watt and other members of the Deaf community joined MSP's in the Scottish...
Great Britain at 2017 Deaflympics

The forgotten athletes

The doors close in the stadium. The bleachers are empty. The flags that proudly flew in the winds are taken down. The last of...