Browsing All posts tagged under »deaf«

Brexit: What D/deaf people around the country think of Britain’s decision to leave the EU

June 24, 2016

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Following the vote to leave the European Union this morning, we asked our readers to tell us what they think. […]

Breaking news: Japanese man has become first Deaf person to reach summit of Everest

May 25, 2016

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A 50 year old Deaf Japanese man called Satoshi Tamura has claimed that he has become the first Deaf person to […]

Deaf News: Deaf man who won Disabled Entrepreneur award jailed for £80,000 Access to Work fraud

May 12, 2016

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A Deaf man has been jailed for 20 months for defrauding the DWP out of £80,000 in Access to Work […]

Shane Prendergast: Why I prefer cycling without sound

May 3, 2016

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I was about 12 years old when I was told I had a significant hearing loss. I have worn hearing […]

Deaf News: Deaf woman wins Diabetes UK award for fundraising

April 19, 2016

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A Deaf woman from Stoke on Trent who has raised huge amounts of money for diabetes awareness to the deaf community […]

Molly Watt: It’s wrong to assume all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing

April 18, 2016

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We really need to get beyond the assumption that all deaf people hear nothing and all blind people see nothing. […]

Tony Barlow: In employment, are deaf people bottom of the pecking order?

April 17, 2016

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At weekends, we post some of our most popular articles. Tell us your favourites by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com This article was […]

Teresa Garratty: An open letter to the benefits assessors who ask me the same questions every year

April 15, 2016

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Dear Whoever Thought Medical Assessments for Disabled People Were a Good Idea, Last month I was asked to…no….summoned to attend […]

Richard Turner: My take on the play Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

April 14, 2016

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Last Saturday I finally got to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time play in the West […]

Deaf News: Charity Sense expresses deep concern over documentary revealing behaviour of PIP assessors

April 12, 2016

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The charity Sense, which represents Deafblind people, has responded to the Channel 4 programme Dispatches that aired last night,  investigating the planned […]