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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. […]

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 […]

Molly Watt: Let Me Be a Part

July 17, 2015

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In a lot of my talks I often mention how grateful I am to have great family and friends. I […]

Molly Watt: My ears, my eyes, my Apple Watch

June 19, 2015

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My whole life has always evolved around technology, starting with analogue hearing aids at 18 months in order to access […]

Molly Watt: How my new Apple Watch suits me having Usher Syndrome

May 12, 2015

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Having known about the Apple Watch for some time and knowing lots of my friends were planning to buy one, […]

Watch: Shocking CCTV footage of Deaf and partially sighted man being pushed onto train tracks

October 27, 2014

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Two men from Essex have been jailed for 22 months and nine months respectively following a horrific incident where they […]

Linda Richards: 10 things I wish care homes would do for people who have hearing and sight loss

April 25, 2014

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The annual Great British Care Home Awards finals are due to be held in London on 26th April 2014. The […]

Mike Hawthorne: Why I’m running the London Marathon to raise money for deafblind people

March 28, 2014

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Even though I’ve always kept active – gymnastics and dancing are my big passions – I never really liked running. […]

The Secret Deafie: “My fingers are my eyes, my hands are my ears.” A poem about being deafblind

March 10, 2014

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The Secret Deafie is a regular column about deaf experiences submitted anonymously by different contributors. In this instalment, a woman […]

“Discrimination is unacceptable at any level.” World-famous Deafblind priest Father Cyril Axelrod on being awarded the OBE

December 6, 2013

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On Friday 22nd November, Dr. Father Cyril Axelrod, the world–famous deafblind priest, was awarded an OBE for services to the […]