The Weekend Selection: The other side of the world edition

Posted on October 19, 2013

Here are the top five new blogposts from the this week based on pageviews

  1. Melinda Hildebrandt: The top 10 dumbest comments & questions I have heard about my daughter’s deafness
  2. Deaf News: RAD announce that a number of Deaf centres will close in London and South East
  3. Nick Sturley: How having Usher Syndrome changed my life. Part 2 – The big crash
  4. Deaf News: Communication Support Bill published as deaf campaign reaches crucial point
  5. AJW Smith: “I began to see possibilities, not impossibilities.” The Deaf tribe who gave me pride

And the top three not from the previous seven days

  1. Ian Noon: The impact of concentration fatigue on deaf children should be factored in
  2. Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 annoying habits of hearing people
  3. Watch: How deaf rebels helped overthrow Colonel Gadaffi

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