Archive for ‘Community’ Category

How Social Media Empowers and Connects People – D/deaf and Hearing (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 10th, 2019

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 (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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Interview with cSeeker co-founder and DBA member, Guy Orlov (Article/Interview)

Published: Feb 14th, 2017

Exclusive interview with deaf entrepreneur Guy Orlov who co-founded cSeeker and is now a member of the Deaf Business Academy. Find out his top tips for setting up your own business and how he’s supporting d/Deaf learners and graduates…

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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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Bridging the Deaf and Disabled Employment Gap (Article/Interview)

Published: May 30th, 2016

Following the announcement of the Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016, Alasdair Grant explains how engagement between employers and deaf job seekers is key to bridging the employment gap…

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A New Leash on Life – Hearing Dogs for Deaf People (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 18th, 2016

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a charity dedicated to pairing the perfect pup with deaf people; changing their lives for the better through companionship and assistance. Find out more…

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Deaf-Friendly Bike Ride – Pedal to the Pebbles with Hamilton Lodge School and College (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 11th, 2016

Enjoy cycling? This June, join volunteers, fundraisers, avid cyclists and members of the Deaf community on a picturesque route through rural Surrey and Sussex – all in the aid of raising valuable funds for Hamilton Lodge School & College.

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Interview with VoluntEars founders, Richard Clowes & Nicolas Hall (Article/Interview)

Published: Mar 8th, 2016

We interview the founders of the fantastic organisation, VoluntEars which provides specialist, once-in-a-lifetime volunteer trips overseas for the D/deaf & hard of hearing.

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Dealing with Deafness – New Year’s Resolutions 2016 (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 30th, 2015

Tamara Marshall reveals her top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for facing up to her hearing loss in 2016 and stepping beyond the confines of her comfort zone.

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Alasdair Grant: Motivation, Confidence and Employment Success (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 3rd, 2014

Alasdair Grant writes about the importance of confidence and motivation for career success within the deaf community.

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