Browsing All posts tagged under »discrimination«

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

December 6, 2013


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

Staci Jones: Why it’s hard, being a Deafie

November 8, 2013


As a hard of hearing person living  in the 21st century, I consider myself rather lucky in terms of care […]

US Deaf News: Toys R Us to pay $35k compensation to Deaf job seeker

November 6, 2013


A Deaf woman in America is set to receive $35,ooo compensation from the toy shop Toys R Us after being […]

Deaf News: Deaf swimmer “kicked off lifeguard course for being deaf”

September 3, 2013


Unbelievably, a champion Deaf swimmer, who represented the UK at the World Deaf Swimming Champtionships,  has been kicked off a […]

Deaf news: Starbucks customers in New York claim staff ridiculed and laughed at them

July 15, 2013


Starbucks employees at two stores in New York City have been accused of disability discrimination. It is claimed that Starbucks […]

Meet: Jill Hipson, the deafie who took on the banks

February 29, 2012


Jill Hipson, who lives with her husband Chris in Berkhamsted in Herts, found herself at the centre of a double-page […]