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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Jacqui Beckford: An insight into an evolving Sign Language Interpreting Community

Jacqui Beckford: An insight into an evolving Sign Language Interpreting Community

I have worked as a sign language interpreter for approximately 25 years on and off (pre and post qualification) as I raised my children and did work unrelated to the profession. One could say that […]

Filed in: Employment, History, Interpreting 7 Comments

Deaf Learner Paul Ntulila Graduates with distinction

Deaf Learner Paul Ntulila Graduates with distinction

In our first article entitled “Deaf learner, Paul beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship” on 11th October 2016, we mentioned that; “You may not know of Paul Ntulila, but in the deaf community […]

Filed in: Deaf Graduates, Deaf Learners, Education, Education/Training No Comments

How Social Media Empowers and Connects People – D/deaf and Hearing

How Social Media Empowers and Connects People – D/deaf and Hearing

Although I did not grow up with the technology available today, I can appreciate the positive and negative effects it has had on the Deaf Community and will share some of my observations from being […]

Filed in: Community No Comments


5 fantastic reasons why you should learn British Sign Language

5 fantastic reasons why you should learn British Sign Language

British Sign Language (BSL) has been in use for hundreds of years. English Physician and Philosopher John Bulwar dedicated his book Philocophus (1648) to two deaf brothers. His earlier book, Chirologia (1644) describes signs and […]

Filed in: BSL, Community, Social No Comments

The Voice

The Voice

What if you grew up not trusting your own voice?  Something you had to learn to build and battle to own for most of your life. I could not speak or write perfect English. So […]

Filed in: Domestic Violence, Health No Comments

Interview on Educational Journey and Choices – with Natalie Delgado-Grace

Interview on Educational Journey and Choices – with Natalie Delgado-Grace

What was your experience in a mainstream school in general? My experience in my private school  (and later my public school) was more positive than not. However, I did not have any accommodations at all. […]

Filed in: Deaf Awareness, Deaf Graduates, Deaf Learners, Education No Comments


An interview with Lizzie Ward, author of ‘Fragments – Essays and Philosophies’

An interview with Lizzie Ward, author of ‘Fragments – Essays and Philosophies’

Tell us about yourself, your interests and what you’re passionate about. I’m a deaf author, freelance journalist, activist, blogger and editor. I live in London with my husband Daniel, and our cat, Coco (short for […]

Filed in: BSL, Deaf blogger, Deaf Books, Deaf tips No Comments

10 Top Tips to Help You Succeed as a Deaf Entrepreneur

10 Top Tips to Help You Succeed as a Deaf Entrepreneur

AUTHOR: JO MCCARTHY The concept of working a traditional 9-5 is becoming more unpopular, with many people taking on the challenge to be self-employed. A Google search for ‘How to Set Up a Business‘ returned […]

Filed in: Business, Career, Deaf tips, Employment No Comments

Interview with cSeeker co-founder and DBA member, Guy Orlov

Interview with cSeeker co-founder and DBA member, Guy Orlov

Exclusive interview with deaf entrepreneur Guy Orlov who co-founded cSeeker and is now a member of the Deaf Business Academy. Find out his top tips for setting up your own business and how he’s supporting d/Deaf learners and graduates…

Filed in: Career, Community, Deaf Graduates, Deaf Learners, Education, Employment 1 Comment


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