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Child with hearing aid in school

Support for deaf pupils slashed by £4m

More than a third of councils in England are cutting educational support totalling £4m for deaf children, according to figures obtained by the National...
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...
National Curriculum with BSL - Petition

97% of young people support for BSL in GCSE

  97% of young people support the idea of a GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL). A petition (currently at 22,008 signatures) calls for BSL...

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...
University of Birmingham

Mental Health and Deafness:  Develop your expertise

If you work in the fields of deafness or mental health then choosing to study the Advanced Certificate in Mental Health and Deafness at...

A new secondary school is planned for the Royal School for Deaf Children in...

Extracted from KentLive - 10 September 2017 - By Gabriel Shepard. Kent County Council is in talks to buy the former Royal School for Deaf Children...
Paul Ntulilavideo

Let’s meet Paul Ntulila!

https://vimeo.com/226307843 (Note: Video includes British Sign Language and subtitles) It has been over a month since kids have returned to school and students attending the university -...

Plans revealed for new deaf academy in Exmouth

Extracted from Devon Live – By Anita Merritt Before a planning application is submitted to relocate Exeter Deaf Academy, the public are being invited to give...

DAW Communication Tips

This week we’re celebrating Deaf Awareness Week (14-20th May). There are approximately 10 million people in the UK with hearing loss (according to UK Council...
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...