Archive for ‘Real life stories’ Category

Deaf Learner Paul Ntulila Graduates with distinction (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 15th, 2019

In our first article entitled “Deaf learner, Paul beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship” on 11th October 2016, we mentioned that; “You may not know of Paul Ntulila, but in the deaf community […]

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A Journey Through Education: An Interview with Natalie Delgado-Grace (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 23rd, 2018

Natalie Delgado-Grace is a Latinx Deaf ASL user, and English and Spanish speaker born to hearing parents from Ecuador. She was identified as hard-of-hearing at five years old, and had communication access growing up with […]

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

Published: Nov 20th, 2018

Lizzie is a deaf author, writer, blogger and journalist. She is working on her first novel and poetry book. She hopes her work will encourage more people to strive for their dreams and push through […]

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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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Interview with Oxford University research assistant, Clare Halliday (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 19th, 2016

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 (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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Interview with Lipreading Teacher, Barrie Wickens (Article/Interview)

Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

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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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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Interview with Deaf Unity Mentor Trainer, Penny Beschizza (Article/Interview)

Published: Mar 3rd, 2016

Penny Beschizza is Deaf Unity’s appointed trainer for our Motivating & Inspiring Young Deaf Learners mentor training days. We find out more about her background working with the deaf community and how she hopes to make a difference.

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