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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

April 15, 2016


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


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


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