Browsing All posts tagged under »disability«

Ni Gallant: 3 things I’ve learned from my time in a wheelchair – and why we have to stand together to fight welfare cuts

May 20, 2015

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I wrote this post coming to the end of a tough week for myself. But the motivation came from the […]

Rebecca Atkinson: Children should be able to play with a toy that reflects their deafness or disability

April 24, 2015

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Rebecca Atkinson writes about why Deaf and disabled children need to see toys like them and how a new online […]

A complaint letter from a Deaf mother of a severely disabled girl to HMRC – and how you can access their services in sign language

September 29, 2014

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Recently, we received a copy of a letter from a Deaf mother to HMRC which made for difficult reading. Melanie […]

Award-winning playwright creates play for Deaf actress Sophie Stone

August 25, 2014

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Kaite O’Reilly, an award-winning playwright, has created a new play for Deaf actress, Sophie Stone. The play, called Woman of […]

Deaf News: Deaf people in Camden say they are “frightened” and “stressed out” by closure of disability service

July 16, 2014

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The Ham and High has reported on how the closure of Camden’s DISC disability support service has left Deaf people in […]

Tamsin Coates: What the government’s Special Educational Needs changes mean for parents of deaf children

June 26, 2014

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The government has put in place some new ‘reforms’ – changes to current practice, which are directly within the Special […]

Go See: Mat Fraser’s Cabinet of Curiosities, with BSL interpretation

May 13, 2014

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This is a sponsored post. Join critically acclaimed actor and performance artist Mat Fraser for a journey through the history […]

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 […]

Emily Howlett: When does accessible become dumbing down?

March 21, 2014

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“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of Deaf, I shall fear no evil…” Except I do. […]

Jennifer Stuessy: How do you wear your ‘Deaf’?

March 19, 2014

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It never fails. The moment you look away from a group of hearing folk is when they start asking you […]