Deaf news in BSL from Remark: French theatre company comes to UK | NDCS lobbies government | Deaf Health Project

Posted on August 31, 2012

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French Deaf-Friendly Theatre Comes To Britain
The acclaimed French theatre troupe, Compaigne Animotion, is set to tour the UK this coming October. Since 2004, Animotion has been creating visual theatre which is accessible to Deaf and hearing audiences through their use of mime, gesture, puppetry and acrobatics.

NDCS lobby Government to protect specialist deaf services for children
The NDCS has initiated a new e-petition which lobbies the Department of Education to urgently protect specialist services for deaf children.

Gloves that understand Sign Language? The Deaf community disagrees.
After making a splash in technology circles, the gloves had a lukewarm reception from the British Deaf community after BDA’s Paul Redfern appeared on Newsnight raising the concerns of deaf people

Deaf Health Project
Deaf Health Project questionnaire, a Big Lottery funded project researching the health of deaf people in the UK. After a successful first stage of online questionnaires the project has now moved on to the second stage.

Tessa Padden inspires the Iranian Deaf Community
Tessa Padden, a leading figure in the deaf community and the owner of Signworld, has spent three weeks in Iran working with the deaf community.

Deaf child banned from using his sign name
Hunter Spanjer, a deaf three year old from Grand Island, Nebraska, has been told he cannot use his sign name as it contravenes the schools weapons policy.

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