Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Jubilee street party | Matlin tackles cinema bosses | Fulham DFC auction

Posted on June 8, 2012

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Diamond Jubilee Street party is a roaring success!
Remark! Community joined forces with the BDA to host a huge Deaf street party right outside their offices in Leather Lane, London.

Deaf Oscar winner tells cinema bosses to show more subtitled films
Deaf actress, Marlee Matlin, has urged US cinema bosses to make films accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

Auction organised by Fulham Deaf Football Club to raise funds
Chairman of Fulham Deaf Football Club (FDFC), Nick Beese, has organised an auction after the end-of-season presentation party this Saturday, 9th June.

Early exposure to sign language helps Deaf children, research says
Deaf children who sign from birth find it easy to learn new languages compared to children who learn sign language from the age of two to eight, according to a new study.

Signature announces regional communication awards shortlists
Signature, the UK’s leading Deaf and Deafblind communication awarding body, has announced the regional shortlists for this year’s Learner of the Year and Teacher of the Year categories.

Channel 4 launches production training scheme for Deaf and disabled people
Channel 4 is launching a new entry-level production training scheme for Deaf and disabled people who want to work in television.

New Deaf service set up in North East Lincolnshire
Volunteers have set up a support group for Deaf people living in north east Lincolnshire after discovering that there are very few services for Deaf people in the area.

Action on Hearing Loss chief executive to quit
Action on Hearing Loss’ chief executive, Jackie Ballard, will leave her role this September to become the chief executive of Womenkind Worldwide, a leading international women’s rights charity.

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