Browsing All posts tagged under »children«

Andy Palmer: 10 situations when knowing sign language can help any deaf child (BSL)

July 18, 2014

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Many severely or profoundly deaf kids these days wear cochlear implants or hearing aids. Some parents, new to the experience of […]

Emily Howlett: Dangermouse v Rastamouse! Accessible children’s television through the years

July 8, 2014

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When I was little, the television was huge and terrifying. No, really. It was a beast of a thing that […]

The Secret Deafie: I’m the hearing daughter of Deaf parents. Here is my story

January 14, 2014

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The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. This writer is not deaf, but was […]

Emily Howlett’s Diary of a Deaf Mum: Who knew how NOISY wrapping Christmas presents was?

December 23, 2013

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‘Tis the Christmas season! I don’t know if you’ve noticed…? In our house, we’ve managed to turn a blind eye […]

Emily Howlett’s Diary of a Deaf Mum: My response to baby’s Ten Commandments

September 6, 2013

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My baby boy, you are so clever to have brought those previous Ten Commandments to my attention, through the open […]

Deaf News: NDCS appoints Reema Patel as the charity’s youngest ever trustee

May 3, 2013

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The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) has appointed an inspirational deaf young trustee to support its work breaking down barriers […]

Diary of a Deaf Mum: Where I’ve been for the last nine months

March 4, 2013

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Well, this is awkward. It’s been a long time, hasn’t it? Pretty much exactly nine months since you and I […]

Ian Noon: The Stolen Futures campaign video and why the Government needs to step up

February 12, 2013

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Well, yesterday was very exciting. The new campaign video for the National Deaf Children’s Society Stolen Futures campaign was released. […]

The Secret Deafie: “I want to hear more, Mummy.” The most difficult decision I’ve ever had to make

October 22, 2012

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The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. Today’s Deafie tells us about a life-changing […]

Reema Patel: Growing up deaf in a hearing world

March 28, 2012

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My deafness is relatively invisible, although significant (moderate to severe hearing nerve loss). I have clear speech, I can lip-read […]