Browsing All posts tagged under »access«

Molly Watt: It’s wrong to assume all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing

April 18, 2016


We really need to get beyond the assumption that all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing. […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Sky need to smarten up about offering deaf customers subtitles for on-demand services

February 19, 2015


When I transferred our TV services from Virgin to Sky last year, one thing that really helped me do so […]

Joanna Wootten: Why I love Access to Work

December 16, 2014


In the last few years, it’s been a brilliant time to be deaf. Technology has emancipated us – the internet, […]

Meet: Geraldine Rooney, who defied the odds (and her lecturer) to become a deaf nurse

December 10, 2014


Last year, Geraldine Rooney hit the headlines when she achieved her dream of becoming a nurse twenty years after being […]

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

November 17, 2014


Walking into any store any day of the week I look like just any other shopper. I park up like […]

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

October 31, 2014


A BBC News report, aired on Wednesday evening, has shown an anonymous Access to Work adviser talking of a “culture […]

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

October 26, 2014


Here’s another popular article from our archive, first published in May 2013. Tell us which articles you think should be reposted by […]

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

October 20, 2014


Something has become very apparent to me this month, and that is the importance of communication. So many things are […]

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

October 13, 2014


For more information about our supporter Ai-Media’s remote captioning services, click here: I have always been interested in the natural […]

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

September 24, 2014


Our Supporter STAGETEXT recently linked up with Digital Theatre so that deaf people can watch six acclaimed plays online with […]