Browsing All posts tagged under »interpreting«

Anonymous: If people can register as a BSL interpreter with just a degree, the Deaf community’s doomed

December 11, 2014

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Yesterday, like every day, I read my daily news from The Limping Chicken when I came across Jen Dodds’s article about […]

Meet: Craig Jones, who runs CJ Interpreting Service, which is Deaf-led

October 30, 2014

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One of our newest supporters is CJ Interpreting Service. Here, Craig Jones, who is also Deaf, tells us about the […]

The Secret Deafie: I was livid when my Deaf grandmother had an operation without being able to communicate with nurses

June 16, 2014

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Do you have a story or experience you’d like to share? If you’d like to write a Secret Deafie column, […]

Dana Gornall: Why I became an interpreter

January 15, 2014

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Sign Language fascinated me from very early on. I have a clear memory of being in the grocery store parking […]

Deaf News: Deaf association files letter of complaint expressing “outrage” over BBC’s Holby City episode

November 15, 2013

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Following this week’s episode of Holby City, which showed a Deaf man’s daughter acting as his interpreter while he was […]

Jen Dodds: No, Holby City, children should not be used as interpreters for their deaf parents

November 13, 2013

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As everyone knows, last night’s Holby City (BBC1 – catch it here on BBC iPlayer) featured a deaf man and […]

Benjamin Gorman: Community ID want to train you for FREE! And no, there’s not a catch

August 8, 2013

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It seems to me that even though we Deaf people have been ingrained with the notion that due to our […]

Deaf News: Deaf Umbrella’s Rachel Hubbard wins South London Entrepreneur of the Year

July 9, 2013

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Rachel Hubbard, founder and CEO of Bexley-based Deaf Umbrella East – a loyal supporter of this site – has been crowned Entrepreneur […]

Read: ‘Do you see what I’m saying’ in the Independent

November 27, 2012

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Don’t miss this fantastic article in today’s Independent featuring sign language interpreter Rob Skinner and the issue of deaf access […]

Emily Howlett: “Will I have to give birth in a room full of frantically miming doctors?” My pregnancy list

October 16, 2012

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Everybody has been closely involved with at least one pregnancy, although I don’t know how much longer that will hold […]