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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...
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Spotlight on Deaf Women Health UK

A group of woman recently got together to create a unique place for Deaf women to be able to discuss their health issues in...
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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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My life and times in deaf education

As she prepares to retire as Head teacher at Frank Barnes School, Karen Simpson shares her thoughts with BDN. She tells us how things...
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Damning report into Margate School closure

In the March issue of BDN we reported on the effects of the sudden closure of the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate....
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Spotlight on a young Deaf achiever

This month Deaf Beauty Queen and Fashion Graduate Karina Jemmott tells BDN what drives and inspires her. Some of our keener eyed readers may recall...
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Preserving Deaf Art

The Deaf Museum & Archive’s collection includes works by deaf artists going back to the 18th century. Peter Jackson encourages members of the Deaf...
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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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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...
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Margate closure leaves deaf children with complex needs in limbo: Archie

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