Browsing All posts tagged under »communication support«

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, […]

Lesley Weatherson: Find out all about Lipspeaking with Signed Support (LSS)

September 25, 2014


I’m deaf. I lip read and I find some signs help me. Can you help? A regular request for lipspeakers […]

Anonymous: Deaf English users are unable to access registered communication professionals when they need to

August 1, 2014


Much has been said about the national shortage of British Sign Language/English Interpreters compared to countries such as Finland. Over […]

Meet: Alex and Guy Orlov, who have set up cSeeker, an online communication support service

July 30, 2014


The newest supporter of this site is cSeeker, which is a new company run by two Deaf brothers, Guy and […]

Anonymous email expresses concern over threats to support for Deaf and disabled students

May 1, 2014


Earlier this week, we published an anonymous article, which prompted a heated debate, by a notetaker asking who cares about […]

Who cares about deaf students in higher education? A notetaker’s (anonymous) perspective

April 29, 2014


Below is an anonymous article by a notetaker who works with deaf students in higher education. Sometimes, stuck between a […]

Deaf News: Scandal of deaf man ‘treated as if he had dementia’ in hospital

December 17, 2013


Yesterday we wrote about how Deaf people in Britain are struggling to access sign language and communication support, particularly in […]

Deaf News: Bexley Mayor congratulates first Level 4 Communication Support Workers in the UK

October 23, 2013


There was a proud moment for a group of Communication Support Workers and for Deaf Umbrella (one of this site’s […]

Deaf News: Communication Support Bill published as deaf campaign reaches crucial point

October 15, 2013


It’s the Bill you’ve all been waiting for (at the bottom of the article). Here is the Communications Support (Deaf People) […]

Deaf News: Deaf Umbrella’s Rachel Hubbard wins South London Entrepreneur of the Year

July 9, 2013


Rachel Hubbard, founder and CEO of Bexley-based Deaf Umbrella East – a loyal supporter of this site – has been crowned Entrepreneur […]