Articles & Interviews

Welcome to our Articles & Interviews section. Here you’ll find lots of deaf stories and articles on deafness and important goings-on within the community. Keep reading for handy deaf-related tips and advice, as well as interviews with inspirational individuals who have pursued exciting projects and careers. 

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Deaf Role Model of the Month: Abdi Gas, Founder of Deaf Unity

Deaf Role Model of the Month: Abdi Gas, Founder of Deaf Unity

Each month we invite an inspirational deaf role model to share their story and their best deaf tips. This month, founder of Deaf Unity Abdi Gas talks deaf education, sign language, and why he decided to set-up Deaf Unity.

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5 Tips for Deaf People during COVID-19 Crisis

5 Tips for Deaf People during COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 global pandemic and the recent lockdown has forced most of us to change the way we live and creatively adapt to the crisis. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people living under the COVID-19 lockdown face […]

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Why I’m Studying Wellbeing and How You Can Get Involved

Why I’m Studying Wellbeing and How You Can Get Involved

Jessica is training to become a clinical psychologist at Lancaster University in the UK. As part of her training, she’s doing a research project exploring wellbeing in deaf adults, a topic that we currently don’t […]

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Dr Justine Durno – A Deaf Doctors Journey

Dr Justine Durno – A Deaf Doctors Journey

  Transcript What was your experience of Further and Higher Education as a Deaf person?  I have two degrees (Anatomy then Medicine), and I did struggle more in the first one because I had just left a […]

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How to Maintain Good Ear Health In Winter

How to Maintain Good Ear Health In Winter

Winter is here and whilst it’s fun to wrap up warm and explore the frosty landscapes, cold weather can cause issues for your ears, hearing, and hearing aids. Here’s some top tips from Paul Harrison, […]

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‘Putting myself in the driving seat’ – experience of a Deaf role model – Kim Hagen

‘Putting myself in the driving seat’ – experience of a Deaf role model – Kim Hagen

What was your experience of Further and Higher Education as a person with hearing loss? I was diagnosed with moderate hearing loss as a toddler, but was not given hearing aids. Throughout primary and secondary […]

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Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf

Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf

After completing my master’s degree I fell into work quite quickly, through a leadership scheme I had been involved in as an undergraduate. The organisation was a charity with a specialism in disability rights and […]

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Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf

Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf

Interview with Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf. Deaf4Deaf is a Deaf-led and Deaf-owned Confidential and Professional service (launched in June 2016) run by a team of 12 highly Qualified and BACP Registered […]

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An Interview with a US Deaf Role Model Sara Miller

An Interview with a US Deaf Role Model Sara Miller

We recently read a fascinating and insightful interview conducted by @trayce_stoenescu during Deaf Awareness Month 2019 for her IG page with @adventuresindeafed. The inspirational Deaf role model behind @adventuresindeafed is Sara Miller, a Deaf teacher […]

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