Browsing All posts tagged under »lipreading«

Rebecca-Anne Withey: What I learned when I first appeared on TV, at the age of 14

July 8, 2015

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Many people saw me on their TV screens for the first time when I was an actress on Grange Hill between 2005-2007. […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 12 tips to ensure deaf people aren’t left out at Christmas!

December 20, 2014

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Christmas is a special time of year, but for deaf people, it can also be a tricky time, because we […]

Lesley Weatherson: Find out all about Lipspeaking with Signed Support (LSS)

September 25, 2014

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I’m deaf. I lip read and I find some signs help me. Can you help? A regular request for lipspeakers […]

Video: It’s National Lipreading Awareness Week. So why not take Charlie’s lipreading test?

September 8, 2014

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It’s National Lipreading Awareness Week, so why not test out your skills? Here’s a video our Editor Charlie Swinbourne made […]

Michael Fahey: “Deaf? Driving? Surely that’s not safe?” The adventures of a deaf driver

June 17, 2014

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Mention the fact that I’m profoundly deaf and drive and some people’s immediate response is… “Deaf! Driving! Surely that’s not […]

The Secret Deafie: The teacher who embarrassed me in front of the class

June 6, 2014

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The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. This dates back to years ago when […]

The Secret Deafie: How many deaf old people are left frightened and confused at the lack of communication while in hospital?

April 10, 2014

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Donna Williams’ and Matt Dixon’s recent posts have inspired me to talk about my mother to mark the second anniversary […]

Emily Howlett: How reporting my hospital experience to the NHS made a real difference

April 7, 2014

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A few months back, I found myself strapped to a spinal board in the back of an ambulance blue-flashing its […]

Donna Williams: SignHealth are right – my Mum, and other deaf people in hospital, deserve better (BSL)

March 31, 2014

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Last week, two articles on Limping Chicken made an impact on me. SignHealth’s research showing the lack of access to […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 tips for including deaf people at Christmas!

December 19, 2013

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Christmas is a special time of year, but for deaf people, it can also be a tricky time, because we […]