Browsing All posts tagged under »communication support«

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, […]

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

September 25, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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