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Mahnoor Sultan: “It wasn’t until I opened up about my hearing loss that I was able to overcome it”

October 13, 2014


“Sorry? I couldn’t hear what you just said. Mind repeating that again this time?” “Wait. Could you switch off the […]

Ammaar Hussein: How young deaf people like me are more vulnerable to bullying

September 16, 2014


I am Ammaar Hussein, I am 16 and from Harrow. I have a Profound Sensori Neural hearing loss and wear two […]

The Secret Deafie: Why I gave up wearing hearing aids

July 7, 2014


The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. This one comes from a Deaf man […]

Anonymous: How my son benefited from accessing his education with skilled sign language support

June 11, 2014


Deaf children in education have a variety of experiences, and not all of them good. With national cuts to services, […]

Ian Noon: Five random reflections on deaf life at mainstream primary school

March 12, 2014


I spent most of last week musing on life at primary school. I do love a good amble down memory […]

Phoebe Tay: The lessons I learnt from Ceilidh O’Sullivan’s work with Deaf children in Uganda

January 31, 2014

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It all started with an e-mail in 2009. Ceilidh had finished high school. She was working as a teacher aide […]

Deaf News: Model school in the Philippines launches family communication programme for students

November 22, 2013


A school in the Philippines is showing the way forward for the education of deaf children. By being in touch […]

Andy Palmer: As school starts again, my tips for other parents of deaf children

September 5, 2013


It’s that time of year again – back to school time. Yesterday I gave my boy an almost teary but […]

Tamsin Coates: Waving goodbye to my son in a taxi

August 28, 2013


My son was three and a half when I made a massive decision which has influenced his life and further […]

Smash: What it’s like to be a deaf kid at school

August 20, 2013


By Smash (Age 11) Picture this: It’s an ordinary day at school.You see a girl. A pretty girl. Depending on […]