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Watch: Deaf model Nyle DiMarco’s America’s Next Top Model video blog

August 24, 2015


A Deaf contestant called Nyle DiMarco is currently challenging for the title of America’s Next Top Model and is releasing ASL video blogs (with subtitles!) explaining how things are going, and how he feels about his progress. Take a look here:

How to write or sign your blog for the Limping Chicken!

August 22, 2015


Got an idea? Get in touch by email: The Limping Chicken features articles by a range of deaf writers, and we welcome YOUR contributions in English or in BSL! Since this site was launched in February 2012, we have published writing by over 200 D/deaf writers, many of whom have gone on to write for us again. […]

Meet: Paul Miller, the Deaf animator who has just created his first play

July 31, 2015


Tell us about your work? My work consists of illustration (children books, storyboard and character design, comic books), short films (animated and live action), graphic design (logo, banner, leaflet, activity book), and theatre directing (Love Café, Gothrella). The animation I am working on at the moment is for Deaf comedian John Smith’s show. It’s a […]

Great Britain’s Deaf Football Team to play at special Arsenal event this Sunday

July 27, 2015


Great Britain’s European deaf bronze medal winning heroes will be playing in Peterborough this weekend at a family football funday with Arsenal Celebrities and football legends. The GB team, which is comprised of some of the world’s best deaf footballers, will be taking on non-league Peterborough Northern Star in a charity day to raise money […]

Andy Palmer: Can we really crack the deaf health problem?

July 27, 2015


The June sun blazed outside the busy meeting room where I was holding Peterborough’s first ever deaf health forum. Inside, Peterborough’s deaf people had the opportunity to tell it like it is to NHS executives Sue Last and Ian Weller. Person after person rose to their feet to talk about their experiences. For two hours, […]

Shari Eberts: Coming Out of My Hearing Loss Closet

July 21, 2015


My father had hearing loss but never discussed it. His mother had hearing loss but pretended she did not. I spent 10 years in denial about my own hearing loss, and then another 10 years hiding it. So how did I become this new person, a hearing health advocate, the Board Chair of Hearing Health […]

“The classroom didn’t give me the fix of science that I needed.” Meet: Deaf social entrepreneur Josh Taylor

July 2, 2015


This interview was organised in association with our supporter, Phonak. Tell us about your interest in science/space – when did that begin? I’ve always been fascinated by the outside world and the way it works. However, learning from a white board inside a classroom wasn’t giving me the fix of science that I needed and […]