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Deaf News: Deaf brothers chosen for national Entrepreneurial Spark programme

February 12, 2015

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Two deaf brothers are taking part in the UK-wide Entrepreneurial Spark programme, launched in Birmingham this month in partnership with […]

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 […]

Kimberly Brown: 12 tips to help hearing people communicate with deaf people

July 10, 2014


Every Deaf or HOH person is different and has different needs and strengths dealing with their communication requirements on a […]

The Secret Deafie: I was livid when my Deaf grandmother had an operation without being able to communicate with nurses

June 16, 2014


Do you have a story or experience you’d like to share? If you’d like to write a Secret Deafie column, […]

“Our collective voice will be harder for decision makers to ignore.” BSL interpreters set up their own union

May 16, 2014


In the wake of ongoing controversy about Access to Work and interpreting contracts, Limping Chicken has been told that a […]

Ian Noon: Access to Work has become institutionally hostile to disabled people

February 20, 2014


I’ve been picking up lots of chatter recently about Access to Work. Lots of petty new rules suddenly turning up out […]

Read: Deaf couple angry with hospital over lack of interpreter during birth of son

January 20, 2014


The Guardian has published an article today detailing how a deaf couple were denied interpreting support during the birth of […]

Emily Howlett: The “absolutely, definitely booked” interpreter. Who didn’t exist…

January 10, 2014


Ah, that happy feeling you get when you walk past the letterbox and see you have post. That little flicker […]

Elisabeth McDermott: When I want to switch off, I close my eyes and turn my head away. Is that ok?

October 24, 2013


I’d like to throw this topic of conversation out there. I am aware I may very well get a backlash […]

Meet: Suzie Jones, co-founder of the ‘Pardon’ Facebook group

September 18, 2013


Hi Suzie! Describe the aims of the group? The needs of deaf and HOH people are diverse. We listen if […]