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

February 24, 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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