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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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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…