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Conrad at 100

Professor Graham H. Turner salutes Dr Reuben Conrad, whose groundbreaking research in the late 70s proved that depriving deaf children of the opportunity to...

Welcome news for the Jewish Deaf Association

A charity based in Whetstone in North London, which helps prevent deaf people from becoming isolated and alone recently received a grant of £180,000...

Which are the best universities for studying Sign and which are the best for...

Universities are inherently problematic for BSL signers, as so much depends on developing networking skills. At the end of the day, go to the one with the largest number of Deaf students. It will have the best developed support network, and for hearing BSL students, the greatest BSL-using population to mingle with. Getting a degree is more important than what type of degree it is.

Deaf friendly doorbells

Conventional homes are designed for the hearing majority of the population. Doorbells, fire alarms, telephones and baby monitors are all auditory. Without visual or vibrating replacements, a Deaf person will live a much more dangerous life.

Winners at the Deaf Business Academy Awards

Deaf Business Academy provide support to deaf entrepreneurs. Here are the winners and runners up from the 2018 awards ceremony.

Improving Banking Accessibility for Deaf People (Part 2)

Last year I was looking for a bank to open a new account with. When choosing a bank, many customers' priorities may be; high interest rates, reward schemes or good customer service. For me, my main filter is accessibility.
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Deaf influence on celebrities

Famous artists have been influenced at some point in their careers by Deaf acquaintances who offered them – one way or the other –...
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Deaf café opens on the south coast

A café staffed almost exclusively with deaf people has opened in Brighton and is the first of its kind in the country. Dottie’s Café opened...

The Life of William Shaw

William Shaw (1869-1949) was arguably the greatest Deaf inventor. He invented Deaf-friendly doorbells, alarms, clocks, baby monitors and phones.

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.