Browsing All posts tagged under »deaf rights«

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

December 2, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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