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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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