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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So I passed my BSL exam – now what?

So I passed my BSL exam – now what?

On Facebook and Twitter, you often see people announcing with glee that they have passed their BSL exam and are wondering what to do with their newly minted qualification. Whilst the eagerness of people to […]

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To pay or not to pay – BSL Courses

To pay or not to pay – BSL Courses

Look! Look! Look! Have you seen the Instagram posts? The Facebook memes? The YouTube videos? BSL is the ‘new trend’ in language learning, according to some. That statement in itself has caused a lot of […]

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The Public Health Crisis: Deafness and Mental Health

The Public Health Crisis: Deafness and Mental Health

This week, I was sitting in the doctors’ waiting room with my partner and was looking at the noticeboard, which was completely covered with posters, leaflets (you name it!), relating to healthcare, whether it was […]

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Spotlight: Deaf Advocate – Louise Goldsmith

Spotlight: Deaf Advocate – Louise Goldsmith

Louise Goldsmith is a 24 year old award winning Deaf Advocate. She has a Bilateral Sensorineural hearing loss of a severe- profound nature. She won a regional ‘Action On Hearing Loss’ volunteer award in 2015 for her […]

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Dr. Julie McElroy A Journey to Empowerment

Dr. Julie McElroy A Journey to Empowerment

The start of my journey My name is Dr. Julie McElroy. I have mild Cerebral Palsy along with profound deafness, so I choose to wear hearing aids. Despite, or you may say ‘in light of’ […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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