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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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

Debunked: Top 8 myths about deafness you need to know

Debunked: Top 8 myths about deafness you need to know

With so many myths and misconceptions about deafness doing the rounds, it’s no wonder people misunderstand what it’s like to have hearing loss. In this article we debunk the 8 biggest falsehoods about deaf people…

Filed in: Deaf Awareness, Lip reading 5 Comments

Interview with signing choir, Hands 4 Voices member, Laura-Jayne Greene

Interview with signing choir, Hands 4 Voices member, Laura-Jayne Greene

Laura-Jayne Greene is a member of the Essex-based singing choir, Hands 4 Voices, which is a mixture of deaf, HoH and hearing members. Here we chat to her about the choir’s BSL performances, and how her time with the choir has helped her to feel proud of her deafness…

Filed in: BSL, Charity, Community, Deaf Awareness No Comments


Interview with Oxford University research assistant, Clare Halliday

Interview with Oxford University research assistant, Clare Halliday

Clare Halliday has been deaf from a young age, but she’s not let her hearing loss hold her back from pursuing her passion for science and landing a job at Oxford University. Here she shares her story, and how she’s learned to cope with the challenges deafness brings…

Filed in: Employment, Science 3 Comments

Deaf learner, Paul Ntulila beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship

Deaf learner, Paul Ntulila beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship

Paul Ntulila is the first deaf person in history to be awarded a fully-funded scholarship to study an Master of Science degree at Loughborough University in London. In this exclusive chat, Paul shares his passion for politics and using his influence and achievements to change the lives of deaf people…

Filed in: Business, Career, Deaf Awareness, Deaf Graduates, Employment 1 Comment

The Challenges of Being Deaf in the Workplace

The Challenges of Being Deaf in the Workplace

Deafness and open plan offices don’t usually mix. In this article Tamara talks about coping with hearing loss at work and the importance of deaf awareness for improving deaf people’s employment prospects…

Filed in: Career, Deaf Awareness, Deaf blogger 7 Comments


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