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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Be winter-ready: Tips on how to maintain great ear health this winter

Be winter-ready: Tips on how to maintain great ear health this winter

Winter is here and, whilst fun and beautiful, it can become troublesome for your hearing, hearing aids and ears. Extra care, therefore, is needed during these chilly months.  With that in mind, here is some […]

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‘Putting myself in the driving seat’ – experience of a Deaf role model – Kim Hagen

‘Putting myself in the driving seat’ – experience of a Deaf role model – Kim Hagen

What was your experience of Further and Higher Education as a person with hearing loss? I was diagnosed with moderate hearing loss as a toddler, but was not given hearing aids. Throughout primary and secondary […]

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Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf

Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf

After completing my master’s degree I fell into work quite quickly, through a leadership scheme I had been involved in as an undergraduate. The organisation was a charity with a specialism in disability rights and […]

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Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf

Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf

Interview with Victoria Nelson: Managing Director and owner of Deaf4Deaf. Deaf4Deaf is a Deaf-led and Deaf-owned Confidential and Professional service (launched in June 2016) run by a team of 12 highly Qualified and BACP Registered […]

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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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