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Monday, October 21, 2019

A Deaf Person’s Guide to Applying for Jobs

As a young deaf adult, I’ve had my share of experiences of applying for jobs. When it comes to having a disability, such as...
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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...

Countdown to Sign Language Week

The British Deaf Association (BDA) are currently in the middle of final preparations for their annual Sign Language Week. This year the week runs...

BSL test announced for new Deaf apprentices

Deaf students and school leavers struggling to gain adequate qualifications will now be given better access to apprenticeships thanks to changes announced by the...
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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...

Sainsbury’s Deaf Awareness initiative

Sainsbury’s this month introduced an initiative to help its staff members communicate with deaf customers. As part of its non-visible disabilities awareness week last week,...
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Celebrating the deaf business owner

The BDA held an event in conjunction with the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for deaf people who own businesses or who...
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Your Access to Work questions answered

Darren Townsend-Handscomb, who runs the DeafATW.com website, provides BDN with answers to some of the most frequent questions he was asked at the BDA...
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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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DWP to trial using video relay interpreting service for its helplines

A real-time British Sign Language video interpreting service has been selected by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to help provide equal access...