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

May 7, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


“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


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


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


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