Browsing All posts tagged under »BSL«

Simon Herdman: How I became one of the presenters of the CBeebies BSL poetry series Magic Hands!

March 27, 2016

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At weekends and bank holidays, we post some of our most popular blogs. Tell us yours by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com Watch […]

Toby Dawson: Help us campaign for BSL access on TV in Scotland (BSL)

March 24, 2016

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Sign Toby’s petition here. Our family was always totally ignorant to the news on STV at its usual teatime slot, […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 things that only happen to deaf people in films (and not in real life)

March 11, 2016

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Deaf characters who appear in films and TV series often give Deaf people mixed feelings. On one hand, it’s exciting to […]

Go See: BSL cookery demonstrations at London’s Borough Market!

August 20, 2015

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Cookery demonstrations with BSL interpretation services take place at Borough Market on the second Friday of every month. A brigade […]

Bianca Birdsey: How sign language helped my girls think, reason and express themselves

August 12, 2015

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Language. Think about that word. What are other thoughts that automatically pin themselves to this collection of letters that give […]

Go See: World Deaf Tennis Championships in Nottingham, 20th – 26th July

July 14, 2015

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There’s a unique opportunity to go and see the world’s best deaf tennis players in action in Nottingham next week, with […]

Emily Howlett: Why playing myself in ‘Found’ was much tougher than acting

July 10, 2015

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So, I’m guessing you will have seen ‘Found’ by now? The documentary directed by the Chicken’s very own Charlie Swinbourne, […]

Jen Dodds: How pushing my daughter on the swings in the park enhances Deaf visibility! (BSL)

June 24, 2015

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Hello! I’d like to talk about hearing people; not family and friend-type hearing people, but hearing people who I don’t […]

Ni Gallant: 3 things I’ve learned from my time in a wheelchair – and why we have to stand together to fight welfare cuts

May 20, 2015

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I wrote this post coming to the end of a tough week for myself. But the motivation came from the […]

Sylvia Kenneth: If you feel you need help with mental health, seek it out

May 8, 2015

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This article is about mental health issues. If you feel you need help, to find out about BSL counselling service […]