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!

Deaf people invited to share experiences of child sexual abuse

The Truth Project is launching a new service to enable Deaf people who were sexually abused as children to share their experience. The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, is partnering with Deaf health charity SignHealth to support Deaf people to come forward.

How Deaf friendly are our gadgets?

How Deaf friendly are our gadgets? Bluetooth is spreading everywhere: Bluetooth speakers, Bluetooth earphones and now, even hearing aids can be Bluetooth speakers.

Eastenders aired ‘ground-breaking’ episode to reflect character’s hearing loss

The special EastEnders episode took place from Ben Mitchell’s perspective: hearing viewers experienced limited audio levels, on-screen subtitles and fractured sentences to highlight some of the realities of being a deaf person in the UK today.

Two deaf friends to walk length of UK for Mental Health awareness

Two deaf friends will hike the length of the UK to raise money and awareness for mental health in deaf people.

Can primates learn signs and acquire language?

In August 1969, Allen and Beatrice Gardner of the University of Nevada published an article in the journal Science claiming to have communicated with a chimpanzee called Washoe. She had been brought up since 1966 in the Gardner's trailer and could use 100 signs. She was intelligent enough to sign "water bird" when she saw a swan. By the time of her death in 2007, she used 250 signs.

Top Deaf Awareness Tips

Deafness is one of the most common disabilities, and is so much more than a loss of hearing; it affects each D/deaf person in many ways, from, language, cognition, barriers in their daily life, lack of access and most importantly; communication.