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Seaside fun for the Deaf over 50s

Joe Collins reports for BDN on the upcoming trip to the seaside being arranged for Deaf over 50s. The annual Deaf UK 50+ holiday gives...

Captioning Awareness Week: It’s all about captions!

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!

My Autism and Sign Language

I have been working with Autistic adults for more than a decade. Autism (which I myself have) is a neurological disorder that limits a...
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Auslan National Curriculum roll out

The first national curriculum for Auslan (Australian Sign Language), will soon be rolled out in schools across Australia, in a move being described as...

The Importance of Celebrating Deaf Culture at Deaf Events

A few weeks back we held the Norfolk Summer Deaf Festival (NSDF) for the second year running at The Forum in Norwich. After being a guest speaker at the first one last year, I was so keen to get involved first hand with the festival so I was lucky to be invited to be part of the committee to help organise this fantastic day.
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Shock as Deaf man is shot dead following police chase

The worldwide Deaf community reacted with horror and outrage recently following news that a North Carolina state trooper had shot dead a deaf father...
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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...

First Graduates from Scotland BSL degree course

The Herald: Scotland is setting the agenda for sign language provision internationally thanks to new graduates from the country's first degree course on the...
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Damning report into Margate School closure

In the March issue of BDN we reported on the effects of the sudden closure of the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate....
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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...