The Weekend Selection: The petition ignition edition

Posted on November 23, 2013



Here are the top five new blogposts from the week based on pageviews. Have a browse and tell your friends.

  1. Emily Howlett: Everybody’s talking about giving my baby a cochlear implant… Except me.
  2. “Deaf people must have access to qualified interpreters,” says Emily Smith, joint sponsor of the Access to Work petition
  3. Jen Dodds: I have no idea who the Access to Work petition campaigners are. I’m just grateful they’re doing something
  4. Nick Sturley: How having Usher Syndrome changed my life. Part 3 – Adjusting to a new life
  5. Caroline O’Neill: How we filmed ‘How to Mug a Deaf Person’

And the top three not from the previous seven days

  1. Donna Williams: S*** people say… to sign language interpreters (went like wildfire this week)
  2. Jen Dodds: No, Holby City, children should not be used as interpreters for their deaf parents
  3. Deaf News: Deaf association files letter of complaint expressing “outrage” over BBC’s Holby City episode

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