Browsing All posts tagged under »interpreters«

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

April 1, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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