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NHS failure to meet deadline putting deaf lives at risk

Most NHS services failed to meet a recent deadline for introducing a new Standard that could save the lives of deaf people according to...
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Has letting the SatNav do the talking done the trick?

Even with interpreters – of which the DVSA confirmed it would cover the cost in 2015 – practical driving tests are stressful for deaf...
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Obituary: Sheila Webster

My mother, Sheila Webster (formerly Watson, nee Keil), who has died of cancer aged 76 on 13th March 2017, taught British Sign Language (BSL),...
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England Deaf Rugby to host Deaf All Blacks

https://youtu.be/eTXF6bxyVYM Text transcript for BSL video above: Hello, my name is Marcel and I am the president of England Deaf Rugby.  We have got exciting news to inform...

NYPD giving deaf motorists cards to improve communication

The police department's deputy commissioner for collaborative policing, Susan Herman, said Wednesday that the 4-by-11-inch (10-by-28-centimeter) cards are being mailed this week to 11,590 drivers whose licenses show they are deaf or hard of hearing. The cards also will be available for download on the department's website.
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Deaf influence on celebrities

Famous artists have been influenced at some point in their careers by Deaf acquaintances who offered them – one way or the other –...

Accessible Banking for Deaf People: My Experience (Part 1)

One of the most common problems that D/deaf people face on a daily basis is not being able to contact organisations easily. For D/deaf people who cannot use the telephone, this can cause frequent accessibility issues.
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Opinion: The Deaf Body in Public Space

Rachel Kolb reveals how signing in public places challenges the rules of social conduct. “It’s rude to point,” my friend told me from across the...

BDA expresses concern over lack of dementia support for deaf community

Extracted from Evening Times - Glasgow - 12/07/2017 CHARITY leaders have expressed concern about a lack of support services for people with dementia who are...
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Former England star funds Deaf football teams

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville recently donated £20,000 to help the Great Britain’s men’s and women’s deaf football teams secure their place at...