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US court ruling may force Netflix to offer subtitles
US video-streaming website Netflix could be legally forced to provide subtitles on its videos following a ruling in the US District Court.
New media sign language learning tool launched
A new online learning tool developed by sign language experts is debuted at the recent Deaffest festival in Wolverhampton.
Deaf German football fan’s lipreading tweets becomes a Twitter sensation
Julia Probst’s tweets have become popular with German football fans after she tweets German players and coaches’ comments after reading their lips during the Euro 2012 tournament.
Memorial service for Lord Ashley announced
A memorial service will be held to celebrate the late Lord Ashley’s life and achievements and to bring together those he worked with and whose lives he touched.
Gavin presents to Hamilton Lodge School
On Wednesday 20th June, Hamilton Lodge School had a ‘Deaf Role Model’ day, with four deaf people visiting to talk to the pupils.
Deaf Awareness at The Cabinet Office HMRC
Remark! Training had the opportunity to deliver Deaf Awareness training for the HM Treasury, Cabinet Office in London.
New Deaf theatre group launched in Glasgow
A theatre company in Glasgow has launched a new Deaf Theatre Club, aimed at increasing attendance and awareness of theatre for members of the Deaf community across Scotland.
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