Browsing All posts tagged under »sign language«

Simon Herdman: How I became one of the presenters of the CBeebies BSL poetry series Magic Hands!

March 27, 2016


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Toby Dawson: Help us campaign for BSL access on TV in Scotland (BSL)

March 24, 2016


Sign Toby’s petition here. Our family was always totally ignorant to the news on STV at its usual teatime slot, […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 things that only happen to deaf people in films (and not in real life)

March 11, 2016


Deaf characters who appear in films and TV series often give Deaf people mixed feelings. On one hand, it’s exciting to […]

Go See: BSL cookery demonstrations at London’s Borough Market!

August 20, 2015


Cookery demonstrations with BSL interpretation services take place at Borough Market on the second Friday of every month. A brigade […]

Bianca Birdsey: How sign language helped my girls think, reason and express themselves

August 12, 2015


Language. Think about that word. What are other thoughts that automatically pin themselves to this collection of letters that give […]

Jen Dodds: How pushing my daughter on the swings in the park enhances Deaf visibility! (BSL)

June 24, 2015


Hello! I’d like to talk about hearing people; not family and friend-type hearing people, but hearing people who I don’t […]

Deaf News: Deafness experts in America say deaf children should be bilingual and learn sign language

June 17, 2015


Deafness experts in the US, writing in a journal called Pediatrics, have said that deaf children should be bilingual, and that […]

Read: Jenny Sealey’s Guardian blog: “We will not let government cuts make us invisible”

April 14, 2015


The Artistic Director of Graeae theatre company, Jenny Sealey, who is Deaf, has written a blog for the Guardian about […]

Rebecca-Anne Withey: Sign language shouldn’t be used for novelty value by people who don’t understand its content

April 14, 2015


As someone who works in signed song – that is, performing songs in sign language – my first priority is […]

Meriah Nichols: I don’t agree that sign language will die out because of technology

April 10, 2015


Andrew Solomon wrote a book called “Far From the Tree” that was all the rage a couple of years ago. […]