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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

A New Year, New Resolutions and Opportunities

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions. Some of us are successful in keeping them, others not so much! My New Year’s mantra is...
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First ever British Deaf swimmer conquers the English Channel

Former Great Britain Deaf swimmer Andrew Rees recently became the first Deaf British swimmer to successfully complete a solo English Channel swim. Mr Rees, from...

12 year old’s legal campaign to have BSL as a GCSE

Daniel Jillings has set up his own legal campaign to fight for a GCSE in British Sign Language. The campaign is receiving support through crowdfunding contributions on CrowdJustice.

Celebrating deaf and hard and hearing women

To celebrate International Women’s Day, here are the achievements of 5 famous D/deaf and hard of hearing British women.

Can Deaf people become Lifeguards?

One of the myths about deafness is that Deaf people can’t do certain jobs, because being able to hear is a requirement, right? Not always! When...
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Let’s meet Paul Ntulila!

https://vimeo.com/226307843 (Note: Video includes British Sign Language and subtitles) It has been over a month since kids have returned to school and students attending the university -...
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My summer of discovery

A two month trip to the United States this summer included a visit to the CODA International Conference for Adrian Bailey. https://vimeo.com/216672734 I have to say it...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Paula Garfield

Deafinitely Theatre’s artistic director talks about her powerful new 2015 show and how theatre is the ultimate way of raising Deaf awareness. BDN: You just...

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...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Genevieve Barr

The actress caused a sensation at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in her role as Alice in The Solid Life of Sugar Water. Praised by...