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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Family of Deaf man had to tell him he was dying as hospital did...

The South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has apologised to the family of Thomas Carson who had to tell him he was dying because...

Analysis of the debate in Parliament for BSL to be on the National Curriculum

Despite the petition for British Sign Language (BSL) to be on the National Curriculum not reaching the normal threshold to be considered for debate...

My Autism and Sign Language

I have been working with Autistic adults for more than a decade. Autism (which I myself have) is a neurological disorder that limits a...

Gallaudet University – ‘Deaf President Now’

Gallaudet University is the only one in the world where all seminars and lectures are in Sign. It is in Washington DC and was...
Abbé de l'Eppé teaching Deaf children in front of Louis XVI

Manualism vs Oralism debate

Because humans use our eyes more than any other sense and because of our instinctive fear of the dark, most people think deafness must...

How I learnt a foreign language with a hearing loss

You might be wondering, how can a deaf person with speech, learn a foreign language? During my time at school, I learnt German. Here’s...
Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

People accept that I’m gay, but not that I’m disabled

Extracted from The Guardian – 13 January 2017 – As told to Joan McFadden.  When Jessica Kellgren-Fozard tells people she is gay, they generally smile and...

A letter to… our child, who is deaf, for whom we have to make...

Extracted from The Guardian - 16 December 2017.  Forgive me, my darling girl, we are going to make a decision for you. It is a...
Dame Esther-Rantzen speaks on behalf of Exeter Deaf Academy at the House of Lords. Left: Tim Griffin - BSL Interpreter. Right: The Lord Speaker

Deaf Academy unveil designs for Exmouth at the House of Lords

Exeter Deaf Academy presented their plans for their world class Deaf Academy in Exmouth last week, at a prestigious event at the House of...
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How technology is uniting and connecting the d/Deaf community

Here’s how Lingoing are using digital innovation to give the d/Deaf community a voice. Digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate; it has made...