Browsing All posts tagged under »deaf rights«

Victoria Williams: 5 Campaigns that are Changing the World for Deaf People

December 2, 2014


Who is making a difference to Deaf people’s lives today? Having worked in the community for nearly two decades, I’ve […]

Toby Dawson: How the proposed constitution could give Deaf people better rights in an independent Scotland

June 19, 2014


When it was first mentioned that an interim draft constitution for an independence Scotland would be announced in June, I […]

Deaf News: Deaf organisations push for better access to democracy for sign language users

May 7, 2014


Organisations working for and with deaf people have told MPs that voting and elections are not accessible to people whose […]

Emily Howlett: How reporting my hospital experience to the NHS made a real difference

April 7, 2014


A few months back, I found myself strapped to a spinal board in the back of an ambulance blue-flashing its […]

Teresa Garratty: Is it time for deaf people to be a little less angry?

April 7, 2014


I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but there seem to be an awful lot of angry Deaf people about. I […]

Donna Williams: SignHealth are right – my Mum, and other deaf people in hospital, deserve better (BSL)

March 31, 2014


Last week, two articles on Limping Chicken made an impact on me. SignHealth’s research showing the lack of access to […]

“We want more than an Act of Parliament” says Sarah Batterbury, BDA expert

March 12, 2014


Next week the BDA (British Deaf Association) launch Sign Language Week with the theme of ‘Strengthening Our Rights’. Planned to […]

Deaf News: Key Deaf community figures unite to begin campaign for BSL Act

February 26, 2013


10 years ago this month, BSL was recognised by the government after a campaign that led to Deaf people marching […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Deaf voices are natural, so why should they be mocked?

November 11, 2012


My mum’s voice was the first sound I ever heard. Because she was born profoundly deaf, she speaks with a […]