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Meriah Nichols: The challenges of being a deaf mother

March 25, 2015

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I was interviewed recently for a hearing magazine and one of the questions that they asked me was, “what would […]

Matt Dixon: Ten essential things to know about being a child of deaf parents

January 18, 2015


Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which […]

Kimberly Brown: The advantages of being a deaf parent to hearing children

August 13, 2014


I’ve written before about many of the challenges I face as a deaf parent raising three hearing children. Communication obviously […]

Emily Howlett: Fact. Signing really does help babies with their language development

June 13, 2014


I have a few recent conversations I’d like to share with you. The first, as follows, was between myself and […]

Laura’s pregancy diary: The doctor spoke to me like I was from another planet

January 23, 2014


Laura Hignett is deaf and pregnant. For the next few months, Laura will be sharing her diary entries and her […]

Emily Howlett’s Diary of a Deaf Mum: My response to baby’s Ten Commandments

September 6, 2013


My baby boy, you are so clever to have brought those previous Ten Commandments to my attention, through the open […]

Deaf Dad: The importance of knowing where your child’s favourite cuddly toy is

February 22, 2013


When I was a child, another Deaf family came to visit us one day. They had two daughters, and the […]

Sounding off! The diary of a mother of a deaf child

February 4, 2013


Every month Tiger Mother – mum to moderately deaf Hayley, 14, and her two brothers Lee and Harry – brings […]

Leigh Taylor: 10 things you should never say to the (hearing) parent of a deaf child

January 16, 2013


Leigh Taylor is a hearing mum of two children, one of whom is deaf and has a life-limiting condition. In […]

Deaf News: Eastenders star describes “hurt” she felt after being told decision to give daughter a cochlear implant was “abuse”

December 3, 2012


Many deaf people cringed at the moment in the BBC’s documentary earlier this year about Eastenders star Rita Simons and […]