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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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