Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Deaf people in Uganda ‘sign language illiterate’ | Manchester United’s Deaf football team

Posted on April 3, 2013

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Man accused of killing Deaf girlfriend in New York
An American man has been accused of killing his Deaf girlfriend, then putting her body in a drum.

Deaf people in Uganda are ‘sign language illiterate’
A district official in Uganda has claimed that Deaf people in the Masaka area cannot communicate well because they have not been taught sign language at school.

Partially deaf woman with Thalidomide found ‘fit to work’
A woman who is partially deaf, blind in one eye and was a victim of Thalidomide has been told that she is ‘not disabled enough’ to receive employment benefits.

Manchester United star supports club’s Deaf team
The Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs has starred in a feature on the BBC’s Match of the Day programme where he showed his support for the club’s Deaf team.

Deaf students work with Children’s Laureate on new book
Julia Donaldson has now teamed up with the organisation Life and Deaf to work for one day with a group of Deaf students to develop a children’s book featuring Deaf characters.

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