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Shona Hudson: How I became an invisible shopper and discovered the everyday challenges for a deaf shopper

November 17, 2014

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Walking into any store any day of the week I look like just any other shopper. I park up like everyone else, get my trolley and set off round the aisles looking for the special offers and something nice for my dinner. But there is one thing I do before I enter the store that […]

“We were looking at how to possibly catch you out or restrict you.” Access to Work adviser talks to BBC News

October 31, 2014

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A BBC News report, aired on Wednesday evening, has shown an anonymous Access to Work adviser talking of a “culture shift” at the scheme in 2011, saying: We were checking rather than supporting, we weren’t asking how can we help you? We were looking at how to possibly even try to catch you out or […]

Ask the chicken: My husband won’t let me turn on the subtitles on TV. What should I do?

October 26, 2014

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Here’s another popular article from our archive, first published in May 2013. Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com In an uncertain world, there’s one person you can turn to for dependable advice: the limping chicken. Offering sensible advice for all kinds of common deaf-related problems. Without further ado, here’s the first […]

Diary of a Deaf Filmmaker, Month 4: Working with a hearing (god forbid) producer

October 20, 2014

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Something has become very apparent to me this month, and that is the importance of communication. So many things are down to how well you communicate. For this film, we’re working with a number of people with different communication methods. It’s very easy to lose track of who can hear and who can sign. Many […]

Ed Stevens: How using Ai-Media’s remote captioning service transformed my studies

October 13, 2014

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For more information about our supporter Ai-Media’s remote captioning services, click here: https://uk.ai-live.com/ I have always been interested in the natural environment and wildlife. The beauty of the tree’s presence in the lower sun, the sight of a solo red deer in the dense morning fog, the mountainous landscape in which we live amongst. It has been […]

Join STAGETEXT tomorrow night for a global watch-a-long of Much Ado About Nothing, with captions!

September 24, 2014

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Our Supporter STAGETEXT recently linked up with Digital Theatre so that deaf people can watch six acclaimed plays online with captions! To celebrate, the charity have also arranged a captioned online global watch-a-long of Much Ado About Nothing, Josie Rourke’s acclaimed production starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate. The watch-a-long will take place tomorrow night – Thursday […]

Deaf people have until 5pm on MONDAY to tell Ofcom whether they want more funding for TV programmes in BSL

September 19, 2014

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On Wednesday, we posted a See Hear interview with Ofcom’s Peter Bourton about the new consultation for sign language programmes on TV (there are subtitled and signed versions). Ofcom are asking Deaf people 6 questions, and depending on the response, the amount of funding given to make programmes in BSL (via the BSL Zone) could […]