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Laura Lowles: Sorry, you’re what? My lip-reading fails

May 19, 2016


Mishearing conversation is a regular occurrence for me and always has been, but after losing all of my hearing in […]

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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