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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

London Assembly addresses Deaf mental health issues

Deaf people are suffering from a reduction in the provision of specialist care and poor access to communication support and information when they are...
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Why we need more sign language interpreters in our hospitals

Imran Najafi says a lack of adequate provisions for deaf people in hospitals leads to an unacceptable lack of communication. When any of us go...

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...
Gary with Surbiton resident Bob

Inspiring others: Deaf student praises veterans’ charity after placement

A deaf man is hoping his work placement at The Royal Star & Garter Homes encourages other people with auditory problems to achieve their goals.

Two deaf friends to walk length of UK for Mental Health awareness

Two deaf friends will hike the length of the UK to raise money and awareness for mental health in deaf people.

Deafness and Mental Health

I researched into whether there is a higher occurrence of mental illness in deaf people than hearing. Although a simple question, there is no simple answer.