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Thursday, December 13, 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...

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...
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...
Audism - Painting by Nancy Rourke

Audism

Audism. That word has been around for a while, but I don’t feel like people really know what it means. The word was coined in 1975...

BDA expresses concern over lack of dementia support for deaf community

Extracted from Evening Times - Glasgow - 12/07/2017 CHARITY leaders have expressed concern about a lack of support services for people with dementia who are...
video

Andrew Jordan – My experiences with weight loss

https://vimeo.com/221731638/14864622f2 Last week’s Men’s Health Week was focused on belly fat and how its presence can increase the risk of many conditions, such as type...
BHRUT Hospitals Deaf Charter Mark

Queen’s becomes the first hospital in the country to receive Deaf-Aware Quality Mark

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) presented acting Chief Executive Jeff Buggle with its Deaf-Aware hospital Quality Mark on Monday (22 May). The hospital,...
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...
Deaf runners at Hove

Deaf and Hard of Hearing parkrun takeover events

Extracted from parkrun blog site - 18 May 2017 Last weekend there were Deaf and Hard of Hearing Takeover Events at Huddersfield parkrun and Hove Promenade parkrun...

New milestone for the BSL Charter

Dr Terry Riley, Chair of the BDA, tells British Deaf News about the first signing of the BSL Charter by a Deaf mental health services provider. The...