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Charlie Swinbourne: Whoever wins the election needs to stop the DWP bullying deaf employees

May 7, 2015

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Today is the day all of us – deaf included – have the chance to go to the polls to elect […]

“If the need is there, why not support?” Former adviser talks about changes to Access to Work

February 13, 2015

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The Access to Work scheme, which gives support to deaf and disabled employees at work, has been in crisis, with […]

Deaf News : Charity communications support gives deaf entrepreneurs the chance to shine

November 20, 2014

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A young photographer has been given a career boost, thanks to a Gloucestershire-based deaf charity. Run by Gloucestershire Deaf Association, […]

“Our collective voice will be harder for decision makers to ignore.” BSL interpreters set up their own union

May 16, 2014

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In the wake of ongoing controversy about Access to Work and interpreting contracts, Limping Chicken has been told that a […]

Ian Noon: Access to Work has become institutionally hostile to disabled people

February 20, 2014

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I’ve been picking up lots of chatter recently about Access to Work. Lots of petty new rules suddenly turning up out […]

Emily Howlett: The “absolutely, definitely booked” interpreter. Who didn’t exist…

January 10, 2014

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Ah, that happy feeling you get when you walk past the letterbox and see you have post. That little flicker […]

Linda Richards: If we don’t support our own, who can we expect to support the Deaf community?

October 1, 2013

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“Money, money, money…. It’s a rich man’s world.” Or so the lyrics of the Abba song go. Some say it’s […]

“Cancer has changed me as a person.” Meet Emma Boswell, who has set up a Cancer Support Group in London

September 24, 2013

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A brand-new Cancer Support Group has been set up in London by Emma Boswell, who herself recently recovered from the […]

Tamsin Coates: Making a statement of special educational needs for your deaf child

April 9, 2013

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Last year my eldest son started secondary school and whilst he has barely had time to find his feet, with […]

Meet: Bethany Eason, the deaf teenager who was interviewed on Channel 4 News last night

April 4, 2013

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Meet Bethany Eason: she’s 15 years old and yesterday she appeared on Channel 4 News to tell the world in no […]