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N.Ireland – Needs of deaf community not taken into account

From the Irish News - Letters to the Editor. Published 22nd May 2018 We are in agreement with the contents of a letter from Arnold...
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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Archie

Local authorities and parents have been struggling to find alternative schools for children who had been attending the Royal School for Deaf Children since...
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Sunderland Deaf win football league cup

Sunderland Deaf AFC recently beat Reading 3-0 in Nottingham to win the England Deaf Football League Cup, adding it to the England Deaf Football...

This Mother’s Day… Let’s Say Thank You!

This blog is dedicated to all the Mums of D/deaf children and adults, who have gone above and beyond to help make our world a better place.

Deaf group raise third party data protection issues with local MP (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/202253935 Ruth Goode tells British Deaf News about a recent meeting with her groups local MP on the subject of deaf people communicating through a third party...
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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...

Deaf Travel Tips

Travelling with deafness can feel daunting at times, not knowing if there’s announcements, relying on listening for safety, communication barriers, but these can all be addressed and shouldn’t stop you from exploring and enjoying yourselves!

Tips for Working from Home and Increasing Productivity

Working from home… waking up late, sitting in your PJs, getting distracted – these are all quite common scenarios for those who may not be used to adapting to the home working life. Just a few tips and changes here and there, and you’ll be surprised how it improves your productivity and motivation to get jobs done!
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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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BDA launches pictorial history book as part of 125 celebrations

An attractive new pictorial history of the BDA is being published later this month to mark the organisation’s 125th year. The book, a joint project...