Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Deaf medic hits headlines | Fulham DFC victorious!

Posted on May 21, 2013

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Deaf filmmaker shows hotly anticipated new film at Deaffest!
Among the films being shown is the premiere of Deaf filmmaker Ted Evans’ new film, Retreat. Evans made the film after winning the £5000 Ben Steiner Bursary last year.

Fulham Deaf FC win Deaf Cup Final!
By full time, they had completed a formidable victory that means they qualify for Europe next year. The side’s victory came as a result of two goals from Jacob Willis, and a goal each from Alex Bovino, Jonathan Evans and Daniel Waller.

Article argues that Deaf linguistic culture is being allowed to disintegrate
The article argues that with BSL being a language in its own right, with its own “history and subtleties,” everyone should receive treatment in their own language.

Deaf ambulance medic makes headlines
In just two months, Chad Grabousky has become popular with his colleagues and patients, with his boss saying he does a better job than many hearing people, and is able to ‘read’ their behaviour better, as a result of his deafness.

Closed-caption glasses offer American Deaf people cinema access
The glasses are designed by Sony and they make subtitles appear to float around 10 feet ahead of the deaf person, on the cinema screen. They can also increase the volume of the film.

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