Articles & Interviews

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…

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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…

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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…

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WECIL Disability Support Service: An interview with Alex Johnston

WECIL Disability Support Service: An interview with Alex Johnston

We’re proud to announce WECIL’s involvement in the Deaf & Disabilities Careers Fair 2016! In this interview we find out more about the charity and the ongoing support it provides the deaf and HoH…

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Interview with Ernst & Young – Equal Opportunity Employer

Interview with Ernst & Young – Equal Opportunity Employer

We’re proud to announce Ernst & Young will be attending the Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016, so we chat to them about their involvement and their initiatives to support deaf and disabled employees in the workplace…

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Improving Support for Deaf Employees

Improving Support for Deaf Employees

All employers have a ‘Duty of Care’ to make sure their employees are safe and happy in the workplace. However, this model often neglects the issues faced by d/Deaf and HoH employees who have differing cultural and linguistic identity. This can make communication with colleagues tricky, and can impact their success and fulfilment. Alasdair Grant investigates ways to overcome this…

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Interview with Lipreading Teacher, Barrie Wickens

Interview with Lipreading Teacher, Barrie Wickens

Lipreading is a great skill to have if you are deaf or HoH and it’s something we all do naturally to help with communication. Lipreading teacher, Barrie Wickens tells us about the benefits of taking classes, and how to find one near you…

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8 Tips to Manage Assertiveness and Hearing Loss

8 Tips to Manage Assertiveness and Hearing Loss

Londoner, Jeanann Doyle is still coming to terms with her deafness, but she’s learning how to be more assertive and has 8 top tips to help you do the same. Find out more…

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How is Deafness Affecting Your Mental Health?

How is Deafness Affecting Your Mental Health?

In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Deaf Unity explores the link between deafness and mental health, and how you can take better care of your emotional well-being when times get tough.

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