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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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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How Much Noise is Too Much?

How Much Noise is Too Much?

Most people are already aware of how important it is to protect your hearing. The issue sometimes is understanding how much noise is too much noise. If you aren’t sure when your hearing might be […]

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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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