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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 –...

Deaf Schools or Mainstream?

In 1792 Britain's first Deaf school, the Royal School for Deaf children, opened. It was closed in December 2015. According to the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD), the number of Deaf schools fell from 75-21, 1982-2016. From 2011-18, there was a 14% decline in teachers of the Deaf and a 31% increase in demand.

Lawand Hamad Amin – an update

In December BDN reported the case of six-year-old deaf boy Lawand Hamad Amin and his family who fled Iraq because of death threats from extremists...
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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...
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An important moment in Deaf history… How the National Deaf Studies Curriculum changed Deaf...

Catherine Drew (top right, with Sandra David), Leader of Bilingual Practice at Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children and Chair of the National Deaf...
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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...
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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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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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EUDY Youth camp in Sweden

BDN presents first hand reports from UK visitors to the recent EUDY Youth Camp and General Assembly in Leksand, Sweden. Ninety-seven participants from 28 countries...
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Esah victorious

Deaf tennis golden boy Esah Hayat won his first senior singles title as part of a hat-trick of wins at the recent National Championships....