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Positives in improving access to the legal system

The European Commission funded JUSTISIGNS project recently came to an end. Its remit was to look at the barriers to justice for the Deaf...

Winners at the Deaf Business Academy Awards

Deaf Business Academy provide support to deaf entrepreneurs. Here are the winners and runners up from the 2018 awards ceremony.

Lawand – Breaking News

Here is a further update on today's story about the six-year-old deaf boy Lawand Hamad Amin and his family who fled Iraq because of...
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Deaf Roots & Pride: Bringing sign language into the home

BDA Northern Ireland project which appoints families with BSL tutors was set up after mentors observed communication frustrations between the young people they work...

Tips for a Deaf Accessible Trip to the Hairdressers

Getting your hair cut seems like a simple task for most, but with deafness it can bring up some challenges. Here are some top tips to get the most out of your visit to the hairdressers… and a fabulous haircut!
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Lydia scoops Ladies crown at World Deaf Golf Championships

Kevin Whalley, the President and Team Manager of England Deaf Golf, reports on a very successful tournament in Denmark for the English team. The 11th...
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Improving access to council services for York’s Deaf community

City of York Council will make it easier for members of the city’s Deaf community to access services from 5th July 2017. A new video...
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Why we need more sign language interpreters in our hospitals

Imran Najafi says a lack of adequate provisions for deaf people in hospitals leads to an unacceptable lack of communication. When any of us go...

Leicestershire Police becomes first Force to sign the British Sign Language Charter

As part of International Week of the Deaf, Leicestershire Police became the first police force in the UK to sign the British Deaf Association’s...
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Google Doodle’s celebration of British Sign Language

As many children return to school this week, Google recently celebrated Britain's first school for the deaf, through a 'Google Doodle' of signing the letters of...