Deaf news in BSL from Remark: MBE for Deaf actress | Hal Draper obituary | Sign language recognised in Russia

Posted on January 15, 2013

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Sign language recognised in Russia
Deaf people in Russia received a late, but very precious Christmas present when Russian Sign Language was formally recognised by the Russian government on the 30th December.

MBE for Deaf actress
The Deaf actress Caroline Parker, who performed at the Paralympics opening ceremony last summer, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list.

Obituary: Deaf actor and comedian Hal Draper
The Deaf community is in mourning following the sad news of the death of Deaf actor and comedian Hal Draper, who died on 27th December.

1 in 10 families of deaf children forced to move house to get support they need
The National Deaf Children’s Society has said that one in ten families with a Deaf child have been forced to move in order to get the support their child needs.

Deaf teenagers rescue friend from swimming pool
Two Deaf boys have received an award after saving their friend’s life at their local swimming pool.

Deaf internet user loses discrimination case against eBay
A Deaf American who found she couldn’t become a registered seller on the internet auction site eBay has lost a discrimination case against the company

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