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Matt Dixon: Ten essential things to know about being a child of deaf parents

January 18, 2015

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Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by emailingthelimpingchicken@gmail.com My name is Matt Dixon and I’m the grown-up child of deaf parents. My parents, my brother and sister are all deaf and use sign language – […]

The Question: Is it easier to start wearing hearing aids earlier in life?

January 17, 2015

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Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by emailingthelimpingchicken@gmail.com I was born deaf. Although both of my parents were deaf, because I responded to some sounds, nobody realised that I was partially deaf for around a […]

Kimberly Brown: Trying to sleep through tinnitus

January 15, 2015

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Sleep is what rejuvenates you and help you get through the day, keeps you healthy, and keeps you SANE. As a chronic insomniac it is a wonder I am not a crazed, drooling, needing a padded room and straightjacket person every day. I am sure my toddler is grateful that his Mommy somehow manages to […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 6: Do Deaf filmmakers have an advantage over hearing filmmakers?

January 5, 2015

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During the build up to the shoot I was thinking the other day about what the final quality of the film will be like. Hopefully, it should be of quite a high standard as not only myself, but a ton of wonderful people have been working very hard on it, which I am HUGLEY grateful […]

Merry Christmas from the Limping Chicken team!

December 24, 2014

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Thank you to all our writers, readers and supporters for helping this website make an impact this year! In 2014, we added BSL articles to our regular output, once again clocking up over 1 million views by covering news and views from the deaf world we all live in. We look forward to laying more eggs in […]

Emily Howlett: Life has its own ice bucket challenges – look after each other this Christmas

December 19, 2014

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A few years ago, a friend of mine decided to get married. As part of the celebration of impending nuptials, I was sucked into a large, loud, pink and glittery group of females that descended upon the nearest day spa with glee. Well, I tried very hard for ‘glee’; I reckon I probably topped out […]

Watch: Beautiful BSL version of Silent Night, just in time for Christmas

December 17, 2014

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A beautiful signed version of Silent Night has been uploaded to YouTube, featuring BSL from Nadia Nadarajah along with music from Deaf flautist Ruth Montgomery. So, to get into the Christmas spirit, just click play below, then read on to find out more about the creation of the video! Ruth Montgomery wrote on her website: […]