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Obituary: Tom Ferguson

Many have been deeply saddened by the news of the death of Tom Ferguson on the 7 August 2015.  Our thoughts and sympathy go...
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Inside the BSL Charter

Signing up to commit its public services to the BSL Charter – ensuring it is equally accessible for all – is no easy feat....
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In search of justice

A mock trial by jury involving Deaf jurors was held in Sydney last year – the first of its kind – to assess whether...
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Health report calls for action

“It’s terrible that such a large part of the population is excluded from receiving the benefits of our health service that most of us...
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Signs of hope in court

How robust are procedures for Deaf people in British courts? Jessica Moore explores BSL legal interpreting. TV dramas and courtroom flicks aside, most of us...
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Keeping deaf children safe from sexual abuse

The NSPCC launched a video version of its successful Underwear Rule guidance this month to help keep deaf children safe from sexual abuse. The new...
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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 –...

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...