Archive for ‘BSL’ Category

‘Putting myself in the driving seat’ – experience of a Deaf role model – Kim Hagen (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 9th, 2019

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 (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

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 (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 26th, 2019

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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So I passed my BSL exam – now what? (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 15th, 2019

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 (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 1st, 2019

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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5 fantastic reasons why you should learn British Sign Language (Article/Interview)

Published: Mar 26th, 2019

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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An interview with Lizzie Ward, author of ‘Fragments – Essays and Philosophies’ (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 20th, 2018

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 […]

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Interview with signing choir, Hands 4 Voices member, Laura-Jayne Greene (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

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…

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Interview with Lee Marshall, BSL song-signer by Matilde Martinetti (Article/Interview)

Published: Feb 18th, 2015

Matilde Martinetti interviews Lee Marshall, of Lee’s BSL Songs.

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