Browsing All posts tagged under »identity«

Lizzie Ward: Looking for belonging between the deaf and hearing worlds

December 18, 2013

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What does it mean to you, belonging? Does it mean belonging to a group, or to another person, or to […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Hearing impaired? Hard of hearing? It’s hard to find the right term to ‘deafine’ yourself. I should know

September 27, 2013

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Mark Levin’s article on this site last week about eradicating the term ‘hearing impaired’ clearly struck a chord – it […]

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 […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 great Limping Chicken articles you may not have read!

February 18, 2013

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In the last year, we’ve published all kinds of articles, from videos online that you really should watch, to Subtitle […]

Callum Fox: Meeting my audiologist – the post-mortem

February 7, 2013

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I prepared myself. I had a little book of questions. I strode into the office confidently, ready to give my […]

William Mager: Billy 2.0 – Getting my new audiogram

February 5, 2013

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The above is an audiogram. Most deaf people have seen one of these before, but if you’re like me, you […]

Poem: ‘Labels’ by Colin Thomson

December 14, 2012

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Do you see me or the labels given to me So kindly by society? Do I fit into a category […]

Ian Noon: Why I spent my Sunday telling parents of deaf children all about my love life

March 9, 2012

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It was the question I had been dreading: “Perhaps our visitors could tell us a bit about their experiences with […]

AJW Smith: Longing for Belonging

February 24, 2012

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Belonging. It’s a psychological need. We need to know that we fit in. We want to be valued. We want […]