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Deaf News: Pensioner left deaf after being given double dose of medicine by bungling doctors

September 11, 2013

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A 77-year-old pensioner from Somerset has become deaf after doctors made a mistake by giving him a double dose of […]

Go see: ‘Only the Lonely’ Conference on deafness, autism and learning disability in Manchester, 13th June 2013

April 16, 2013

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A conference organised by the St George Healthcare Group (a supporter of this site) called: Only the Lonely – Deafness […]

Tara Sethi: Being a victim of my own success (in audiological terms)

April 8, 2013

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Previously, I’ve written about the challenges of the modern world and workplaces, and how frustrating it can be to be […]

Samira Mohammed: The awkward silence. And how to beat it!

April 4, 2013

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I am a university student in London, and I’m now in my 2nd year of studying for my BA in […]

Andy Palmer: It’s not just wrong, it’s bad manners when subtitles go missing

March 20, 2013

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There has been some interesting content on TV and online about the Deaf world recently. It’s just a shame not […]

Meet: David Sindall, author of ‘After Alyson’ – and win a copy!

February 28, 2013

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A few weeks ago, a book turned up on my doormat, ready for review. After Alyson is about a man […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Deaf footballer Daniel Ailey says abuse he experiences is ‘the same as racism’

February 26, 2013

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Extract: Daniel Ailey didn’t give up playing football when a badly broken leg left him on the sidelines for a […]

Tamara Marshall: Coming to terms with my deafness

February 25, 2013

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There are times when I assess my life and wish I wasn’t deaf. I often feel bitterness, frustration and helplessness. […]

Callum Fox: Walking the line between the hearing and deaf worlds

January 17, 2013

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My name is Callum Fox. I intend to write about my experiences as a cochlear implant user and what life […]

PJ Gribbin: Why hearing people should be forgiven their ‘Wonky Moments’

January 14, 2013

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I usually get up and make my first pot of tea of the day at around 05:45. At this time […]