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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Blank Canvas Voyage

This month we have been lucky enough to catch up with Thomas Giddens and Telma Louro. It was not easy as they have been...

Deaf Profile Rajeev Bagga (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/195950792 Profile of the well-known Deaf Badminton champion and ‘Deaflympian of the Century’, Rajeev Bagga. Rajeev was born on 6 April 1967 in India but is...
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Dancing to the beat

Kevin Watson talks to the star of the new vodka Smirnoff advert, Chris Fonseca, who is inspiring Deaf people to express themselves through music...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Ruth Montgomery

She’s been deaf from birth, but with her analogue hearing aids she has forged a career as a professional musician, teacher, visual artist and...
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James Clarke: The long road to 100 medals

BDN salutes James Clarke on his achievement of collecting 100 medals from finishing 100 races. James Clarke, who has Usher syndrome, woke up on New...
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Strictly Nyle DiMarco

British Deaf News profiles the man of the moment, Nyle DiMarco, an icon and role model to a whole generation of Deaf people after...

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.
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Celebrating Deaf-led business in the UK

https://youtu.be/Z1nQfzL1zFk Deaf Business Academy is delighted to be hosting the 3rd Deaf Business Awards in June 2018! So far we have seen a total of 9...
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Deaf & Dyslexic Nurse attends University after 20 year battle

https://vimeo.com/225119605/522fae3467 After a 20 year struggle in education with Deafness (hard of hearing) and dyslexia, nurse and grandmother fulfils her impossible dream of reaching University. Colette...
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Let’s talk with Colin Allen

This month we present the first part of a two part interview with the World Federation for the Deaf (WFD) President and newly elected...