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!
Discrimination is a topic that society doesn’t address very often. Like mental health, politics or religion ... it’s still taboo. Why is that?
Perhaps because I live and breathe it, I can’t quite understand why there are still so many inaccurate perceptions about deafness and hearing loss?
One time during job interviews, I had two very different experiences; one within the hearing world and the other in the deaf world.
As a deaf blogger, I have been invited to give deaf awareness talks and informal training sessions to organisations, such as Banks, the Education sector and local groups. Each speech varies, covering different topics, numerous life experiences
Conventional homes are designed for the hearing majority of the population. Doorbells, fire alarms, telephones and baby monitors are all auditory. Without visual or vibrating replacements, a Deaf person will live a much more dangerous life.
With Mother’s Day coming up, I figured, why not turn the tables and give my wonderful Mum the opportunity to share her story of deafness and what it means to her.
One of the most common problems that D/deaf people face on a daily basis is not being able to contact organisations easily. For D/deaf people who cannot use the telephone, this can cause frequent accessibility issues.
A new series of Channel Four’s 'The Undateables' has recently started, I almost feel guilty admitting to watching it and even more so to enjoying it. Particularly, one episode which features a young deaf lad sparked interest.
Last week was all about recognising the wonders of captions. As part of Captioning Awareness Week, I was invited by Stagetext to watch a captioned performance of Mamma Mia the Musical in London!