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Deaf Roots & Pride: Bringing sign language into the home

BDA Northern Ireland project which appoints families with BSL tutors was set up after mentors observed communication frustrations between the young people they work...
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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...
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Deaf Roots and Pride: The importance of role models

The presence of a role model one can aspire to is crucial for the wellbeing of a young person as they grow up –...

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...
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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...

Christmas Gift Guide for Deaf Children

Looking for the perfect Christmas present for your deaf child? Here are some ideas!

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...
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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Sasha

Local authorities and parents have been struggling to find alternative schools for children who had been attending the Royal School for Deaf Children since...

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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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Jessica

Local authorities and parents have been struggling to find alternative schools for children who had been attending the Royal School for Deaf Children since...