Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Cornwall Deaf Centre open again! | 14 year old record breaker | Virtual classrooms

Posted on April 18, 2013

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Campaign to get MPs to sign EDM 1167

There are roughly 517 available MPs who can sign the petition, and whilst it’s fair enough to say that any EDM won’t get the full support of all MPs, the current support for this particular one is extremely low.

Journalist who is deaf writes about pretending to have a hearing dog

In her latest article, Liz Jones says that she took her dog in a shop after drinking a bottle of champagne. When they told she couldn’t bring her dog inside, she told them that the dog was a “hearing dog.”

Cornwall Deaf Centre opens again

A Deaf centre in Cornwall has been opened again after the local community worked together to repair it.

Deaf 14 year old swimmer is a record breaker

Recently in the Surrey County Qualifiers, held at Crystal Palace, she showed her potential by taking 10 gold medals, winning every race she competed in. In seven of the events, she swam faster than she ever had before.

Two deaf charities merge

Both Action on Hearing Loss and Deafness Research UK work to find treatments and cures for deafness, and both are well known for their work in biomedical research.

Gallaudet University pioneers virtual classrooms

Now Gallaudet, the world’s most famous Deaf university, has linked up with a technology company to offer high-definition video conferencing applications.

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