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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At weekends and bank holidays, we post some of our most popular blogs. Tell us yours by emailing thelimpingchicken@gmail.com Watch […]

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

March 24, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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