Archive for ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

5 Tips for Deaf People during COVID-19 Crisis (Article/Interview)

Published: May 8th, 2020

The COVID-19 global pandemic and the recent lockdown has forced most of us to change the way we live and creatively adapt to the crisis. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people living under the COVID-19 lockdown face […]

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How to Maintain Good Ear Health In Winter (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 20th, 2019

Winter is here and whilst it’s fun to wrap up warm and explore the frosty landscapes, cold weather can cause issues for your ears, hearing, and hearing aids. Here’s some top tips from Paul Harrison, […]

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How Much Noise is Too Much? (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 30th, 2019

Most people are already aware of how important it is to protect your hearing. The issue sometimes is understanding how much noise is too much noise. If you aren’t sure when your hearing might be […]

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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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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 Reasons You Should Learn British Sign Language (Article/Interview)

Published: Mar 26th, 2019

The History of BSL British Sign Language (BSL) has been in use for hundreds of years, with references being found in Greek and Roman writings as well as the Bible. In 1648, English Physician and […]

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10 Top Tips to Help You Succeed as a Deaf Entrepreneur (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 2nd, 2018

AUTHOR: JO MCCARTHY The concept of working a traditional 9-5 is becoming more unpopular, with many people taking on the challenge to be self-employed. A Google search for ‘How to Set Up a Business‘ returned […]

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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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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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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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