Archive for ‘Deaf Awareness’ Category

Interview on Educational Journey and Choices – with Natalie Delgado-Grace (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 23rd, 2018

What was your experience in a mainstream school in general? My experience in my private school¬† (and later my public school) was more positive than not. However, I did not have any accommodations at all. […]

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Debunked: Top 8 myths about deafness you need to know (Article/Interview)

Published: Feb 2nd, 2017

With so many myths and misconceptions about deafness doing the rounds, it’s no wonder people misunderstand what it’s like to have hearing loss. In this article we debunk the 8 biggest falsehoods about deaf people…

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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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Deaf learner, Paul Ntulila beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship (Article/Interview)

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

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 (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 17th, 2016

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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Improving Support for Deaf Employees (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 20th, 2016

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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8 Tips to Manage Assertiveness and Hearing Loss (Article/Interview)

Published: Jun 8th, 2016

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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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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How is Deafness Affecting Your Mental Health? (Article/Interview)

Published: May 18th, 2016

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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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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