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Jemma Buckley: Make sure you watch the BDA’s film ‘Power In Our Hands’ in cinemas now

February 24, 2016

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For the past four years the British Deaf Association have been working to bring their extensive film and video collection […]

Penny Batchelor: Why is it only the Green Party who are after the Deaf and disabled vote?

April 29, 2015

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The manifestoes are out, the politicians’ gloves are off and there’s just over a week to go until polling day. […]

UK Sport doubles funding for Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes to £31 million… while Deaflympic athletes get nothing

July 2, 2014

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The news last week that UK Sport are doubling the funding that Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes get to £31 […]

Tamsin Coates: What the government’s Special Educational Needs changes mean for parents of deaf children

June 26, 2014

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The government has put in place some new ‘reforms’ – changes to current practice, which are directly within the Special […]

Deaf News: Researchers find that regional variations of BSL are in decline

April 24, 2014

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British Sign Language is a rich, naturally evolving language, where the signs you use can vary according to where you […]

Deaf News: Association of Sign Language Interpreters denies being consulted on Access to Work changes

February 5, 2014

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ASLI, the Association of Sign Language Interpreters, has released a statement denying that the organisation was consulted about recent changes […]

Meet: The Chair of the United Kingdom Deaf Students’ Union, Shauna Flannigan

January 22, 2014

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United Kingdom Deaf Students Union – UKDSU for short – is hosting their first ever event within the UK! Asher […]

Ian Noon: Tell your MP to turn up for the debate on deaf children’s education

October 14, 2013

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After 18 months of campaigning and 50,000+ petition signatures, MPs have agreed that concerns over cuts to funding to support […]

The Secret Deafie – Losing sight, gaining insight

October 2, 2013

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The Secret Deafie is a series of anonymous columns written by different writers. In this post, first published on this […]

Deaf News: Disabled Student Allowance caps stop deaf students getting right support, charity says

July 4, 2013

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Present caps on the Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) mean that Deaf, hard of hearing and disabled students are not receiving […]