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

August 21, 2014

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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