Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Deaf man locked in cellar | Deaf dolphin finds new home | Taylor Swift may sing at deaf school

Posted on September 17, 2012

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American Deaf man locked in cellar for four months
In one of the most horrific stories involving a Deaf person this year, a Deaf man from America was found malnourished after being beaten and locked in a cellar for four months.

Deaf actor takes starring role in BBC drama
In the last few years, Julian Peedle-Calloo has presented television programmes, written plays, directed short films and become a father. Now, this well known British Deaf personality has added acting in a prime-time BBC drama to his extended CV.

Internet prank means American singer may sing at deaf school
American singing star Taylor Swift may sing at a deaf school after becoming the victim of an internet prank.

Deaf dolphin finds new home
We know life’s not always easy when you’re deaf, but let’s spare a thought for animals who depend on their hearing – such as the young deaf dolphin who has found a new home after being found stranded earlier this year.

Deaf couple told they cannot go on cruise holiday
When you book a holiday on a cruise ship, the biggest problem you might expect to prepare yourself for is seasickness. But when Karen and Peter Harrison told Thomson Cruises that they were deaf, the company said that the only way they would be allowed to continue with their holiday was if they were accompanied by a hearing person, who would have to share their room.

East London Deaf Play Scheme first summer scheme!
Remark! Community’s Stratford play scheme celebrated its first summer play scheme arrangement, which ran from 14th August until 30th August. It was an action packed summer with many adventures and fun activities arranged for Deaf Children and Young people age 8-16 years.

Should Deaf athletes compete in the Paralympics?
The success of the Olympics and Paralympics in London this summer has led to a debate in the Deaf community about whether Deaf athletes should be allowed to compete in the Paralympic Games.

Deaf film star complains after visit to the Paralympic Games
The Deaf actor David Bower, who is best known for his starring role in smash hit film ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’, has complained about his treatment after a visit to the Paralympic Games.

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