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Emily Howlett: We need to stop thinking that government changes won’t affect us

August 21, 2014


There are such a lot of insidious, barely noticeable changes happening right now that it’s pretty much impossible for anyone […]

Deaf News: One day after Bristol University’s Centre for Deaf Studies closes, letter reveals Bristol Deaf Centre will be sold

August 2, 2013


“Dear Member,” the letter says. “We are writing to give you notice that the Board of Trustees have agreed to […]

Ian Noon: Who at DWP thought it was OK to propose that deaf people could only make a claim by telephone?

July 19, 2013


A minor little campaign victory achieved at NDCS the other week: the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) accepted that deaf people […]

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

May 3, 2013


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

Meet: Bethany Eason, the deaf teenager who was interviewed on Channel 4 News last night

April 4, 2013


Meet Bethany Eason: she’s 15 years old and yesterday she appeared on Channel 4 News to tell the world in no […]

Watch: New NDCS video supporting their Stolen Futures campaign

March 22, 2013


The National Deaf Children’s Society have released a new video to support their Stolen Futures campaign. Watch it below! Don’t […]

Deaf News: Survey says only a third of Local Authorities consider needs of deaf people

March 15, 2013


The Charity Action on Hearing Loss is today urging Local Authorities across England to meet the needs of people who […]

Ian Noon: The battle’s lost on welfare cuts for deaf people

March 7, 2013


The Department for Work and Pensions’ have succeeded in their plans to replace Disability Living Allowance with a new benefit […]

Ian Noon: Many deaf people are set to lose their Disability Living Allowance

December 18, 2012


Well, it’s official. The Government thinks that deafness is just a ‘minor’ disability. A piffling little thing of no consequence […]

Ian Noon: Is the Government telling deaf people to PIP off on disability benefits?

February 28, 2012


It took me a while but I finally read through the Department for Work and Pension’s consultation on the eligibility […]