Browsing All posts tagged under »interpreters«

Jen Dodds: BSL/English interpreters are for hearing people too (BSL)

April 1, 2015


Since I wrote an article for NUBSLI recently, I’ve been thinking about how words affect the way we behave and […]

Jen Dodds: On something that’s boring, but really, really important – the National Framework Agreement (BSL)

December 9, 2014


So today, I’ve got something that’s a bit boring to tell you, but please don’t go away! Sometimes the boring […]

Donna Williams: S*** people say… to sign language interpreters

November 22, 2014


Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which […]

Professor Graham Turner: 10 key issues relating to the Access to Work crisis (BSL)

October 30, 2014


While The Limping Chicken has made sure that Deaf people are appropriately stirred up about ATW, See Hear and William […]

“Our collective voice will be harder for decision makers to ignore.” BSL interpreters set up their own union

May 16, 2014


In the wake of ongoing controversy about Access to Work and interpreting contracts, Limping Chicken has been told that a […]

Brett Best: Why Access to Work cuts are pulling us all down a slippery slope

May 14, 2014


Some have recently suggested that the solution to the problem with Access to Work is simply that interpreters should significantly reduce […]

Deaf News: Mandela ‘fake’ interpreter claims he suffered schizophrenic episode on stage

December 12, 2013


Thamsanqa Jantjie, the sign language interpreter accused of being ‘inept’ has defended his actions at the Nelson Mandela memorial service […]

Emily Howlett: Do we appreciate sign language interpreters enough?

December 10, 2013


We all like a good interpreter, don’t we? Who isn’t instantly uplifted upon meeting their communication assistant and realising that […]

Deaf News: Facebook video shows deaf patient confused and anxious in hospital

July 30, 2013


A harrowing video has been posted on Facebook of a deaf female hospital patient who apparently doesn’t know what drugs […]

Elisabeth McDermott: A deaf experience of being backstage at Glastonbury!

July 5, 2013


Whooooo! I have just had my first ever experience of Glastonbury!!! I am knackered, pooped, I would like to go […]