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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

13 Reasons to Sign to Your Hard of Hearing or Cochlear Implanted Child

Extracted from "On Deafness" - By Elizabeth Engelman. When we implanted our profoundly deaf two-year-old son Micah with cochlear implants, we gave little thought to American Sign...

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...

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...

Irish Deaf presenter talks family issues

Irish TV news and weather presenter Sarah-Jane Moloney O’Regan has spoken out about the unfair responsiblity placed on the young children of Deaf parents...

Kids, are you “Up For It?” (BSL)

Up For It?, our new children's series, is coming SOON! Play the video to see why we're so excited about it & follow us...

Deaf refugee boy facing deportation

The family of a six-year-old deaf boy who fled Iraq because of death threats from extremists say they're devastated after being told they face...
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Social work: a new journey? Part-2 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201446824/52b9518420 In the second part of her feature on Social work, Wendy Anderson focuses on hearing parents of Deaf Children. In my previous article, I described...
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Social work: a new journey? Part 1 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201456717/30c55e8ed4 Wendy Anderson calls for a joined up multi-agency deaf specialist approach in the first of a two-part article on the complexities of social work...
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The tables were turned

The emotional realisation of what life is like for her deaf daughter in a ‘hearing’ world is the subject of this powerful and moving...
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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...