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

April 18, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]