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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Alastair McEwin: “A perfect role for me”

BDN was delighted to catch up recently with Deaf Society of NSW President Alastair McEwin following his appointment to the post of Disability Discrimination...
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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...
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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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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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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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Arming the world’s deaf youth with knowledge

British Deaf Association Youth board member Simon Herdman became the first Brit on the board of the World Federation of the Deaf Youth Section...
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“It’s been an honour being accepted by the Whovians”

In October, Sophie Stone appeared on screens all over the UK as Cass in a Doctor Who story. It was a pivotal moment for...
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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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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...
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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...