See out 2016 with our top 12 articles of the year!

Posted on December 31, 2016

It’s been another busy year here at Limping Chicken towers (well, coop). Below are our top 12 articles of the year. Happy reading!

Have a great new year everyone!

1.Deaf News: Controversy at Superbowl as Marlee Matlin’s ASL performance of national anthem not shown on TV

2. Rebekah Rose-Mundy: I will never be a real family member in my hearing family, because they don’t sign

3. Deaf cafe set to open in Brighton next week

4. Andy Palmer: BBC Alba’s The Switch On tells cochlear implant stories you don’t see in viral clips

5. Charlie Swinbourne: Nyle DiMarco’s biggest talent lies in how he’s used his profile to benefit the Deaf community

6. Kelly Dougher: Why I no longer mention being deaf in job interviews

7. Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 most annoying things about hearing aids

8. Deaf man completes 15 hour Channel swim, raising thousands for Deaflympics athletes

9. Watch: New London Mayor Sadiq Khan signing to the Deaf community and pledging to implement BSL charter

10. Watch: Flavia Fleischer’s video explaining “What is Deaf culture?” which has gone viral

11. Shari Eberts: 5 things I wish everyone knew about hearing loss

12. Rebecca-Anne Withey: What it’s like to be in the middle of the Deaf and hearing worlds

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