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London, UK
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
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Building our legacy for the future

The BDA conference was an opportunity to reflect on the association’s achievements over the last 125 years and how its founding resolution to protest...
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Opinion: Interpreter from hell

Alexis Borochoff’s first experience with communication support nearly put her off for life but then she found out that, for all her unprofessionalism, Louisa...
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Deaf children have language difficulties too

Our January edition looked at work being done in DCAL to increase knowledge about language difficulties among sign language users. Here, Joanna Hoskin tells...
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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Sasha

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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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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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Jessica

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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Harlow goes against the tide in opening a new Deaf club

Diane Jones tells the BDN why she felt it was important to have a hub for deaf people in her town and how she...
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Opening the door to new horizons

When Nicolas Hall asked his friend Richard Clowes to help him find a voluntary work trip suitable for deaf people they realised there was...
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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...
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Arming the world’s deaf youth with knowledge

British Deaf Association Youth board member Simon Herdman became the first Brit on the board of the World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section...