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Deaf trio guilty of Access to Work fraud are jailed

Three Deaf fraudsters who fleeced taxpayers out of nearly £1million have been jailed for a total of more than 12 years. Paul Neal, 38, Stephen...
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Sunderland Deaf win football league cup

Sunderland Deaf AFC recently beat Reading 3-0 in Nottingham to win the England Deaf Football League Cup, adding it to the England Deaf Football...
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Access to Work limits Deaf actors say London Theatre Company

The Graeae Theatre Company, based in London, has claimed the government’s disability employment scheme, Access to Work, has created a “glass ceiling” that limits...
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My life and times in deaf education

As she prepares to retire as Head teacher at Frank Barnes School, Karen Simpson shares her thoughts with BDN. She tells us how things...
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Damning report into Margate School closure

In the March issue of BDN we reported on the effects of the sudden closure of the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate....
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History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter

History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter. A significant moment in the short history of the BDA’s groundbreaking Charter for British...
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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...