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John Smith is a Deaf comedian on the up. Turning to comedy in the last 8 years, John has a unique brand of comedy and he shares some thoughts with us here.
During a weekend break Sarah visited Pinnocks Coffee House in Ripley, Surrey. She was delighted to find the staff were deaf aware and one of the partners fluent in BSL. It made for a relaxing and enjoyable visit!
A regular column about issues related to British Sign Language
The new Leap Motion Sensor might open up new opportunities for BSL users.
Bridgend County Borough Council offering Deaf Friendly Services
Theatres have taken great strides in opening up some performances to people who are deaf, here Jeff discusses some of those developments
Richness, complexity and accuracy of BSL
A young Deaf woman, Jean has set herself up with a hairdressing business and has greater ambitions
Scott Gathwaite, also known as the Punk Chef, presents his cookery shows in BSL. Here Sarah talks about his up-bringing and his culinary skills
A Deaf man, Gerry Hughes is single handedly sailing around the world past all five capes - read about him here
Tessa Padden from Signworld visited Iran and here she describes her experience
Up-skilling staff with deaf awareness and basic BSL improves customer services
An article discussing the merits of photography and the action of one tutor to make his business deaf friendly
The NRCPD Interpreter's Code of Practice explained
The BBC unveiled a police officer learning BSL as part of the Police 24/7 programme. PC Handy tells us why
At 18 years of age Anne-Julie Pelletier-Lampert left France for London in pursuit of her ambition to become one of the few Deaf teachers that practice in the UK
The Punk Chef talks about the importance of making cooking a family activity.
A deaf friendly assessment visit to Dudley Zoo
Basic Human Rights of Deaf Children being denied around the world
Bridgend County Council are taking steps to becoming more and more deaf friendly
A short article briefly talking about some of the issues faced by Deaf parents of a hearing child
Remembrance Sunday - interpreter provided at Walsall
Signal is a new Shropshire Based Charity - read about their important work here!
Deaf Villages in Ireland and Jamaica provide a sanctuary for Deaf visitors
Deaf Magicians brighten the lives in Deaf Clubs around the world
Even today some employers think its ok to discriminate.
Research shows that deaf students achieve less at school.
Attitude to deafness varies, in my experience it makes all the difference.
In an NHS setting communication is central to safety.
Insight 2 Drive is a new driving school operating in South Liverpool and providing deaf friendly tuition
University students design website to host details of deaf friendly businesses in one place
New technology words create a challenge to BSL
Dafydd Eveleigh has long since had an ambition to ride a Motorbike in Europe. Here he tells us of the joy in doing it.
With Christmas fast approaching, how about these ideas for a Christmas Gift
The arrangements behind the BSL/English interpretation during the 2012 Paralympics and the Mandela Memorial could not be more stark
Joshua Ledbetter tells us about the pursuit of his dream to have his own fitness and well-being business.
New communication standards in Wales have the potential to change NHS service delivery beyond recognition
Xmas special offer on the BSL Theory Test Guide for learner drivers
The joy of a child's nativity play is combined with stress for some Deaf parents
Deaf workers are facing widespread reductions in their Access to Work grants - the impact could be catastrophic
When deaf people are involved in a car crash, we expect more from our emergency services in respect of help and understanding
Department for Work and Pensions costs for interpreters hits £20 million in 4 years and yet deaf applicants struggle to get the communication support they deserve!
Using improvements in technology, Rita's on the River improves communication with deaf customers
Wales and England Deaf Rugby teams locked horns in the world's first international match on an artificial surface with Wales running out worthy winners
Caleb McDuff is 6 years old. Deaf following an infection, he has been karting for years and aims to be the first deaf Formula One racing driver
SLFirst visited the Tank School to try it out as a deaf friendly family activity. It passed with flying colours and was so much fun!
Further opening up the theatre to Deaf audiences, the RSC performance of The Jew of Malta will be fully interpreted
Staff at Ridgeway Golf4All Club learn BSL in preparation for Deaf Golf Sessions
Seable Holidays provide tailored activity breaks on the wonderful island of Sicily
Deaf, Lynda Lewis stars in BBC 2's Great British Sewing Bee that is first aired on 18th February 2014
Deafblind since the age of 9, James Clarke is undertaking a remarkable feat
Lynda Lewis made an occasion out of her first appearance on the GB Sewing Bee
Sarah O'Dowd enjoys painting and does not believe deafness should prevent anyone achieving their dreams.
Midlands based Deaf wrestler Sean Midnight takes the Champions crown after a successful trip to Japan and the Philippines
Working with partners, Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education have produced resources which people can use to learn some BSL
SignHealth's 'Sick Of It' Report identifies significant problems in Deaf patients being properly diagnosed
As Part of BSL Celebration week, the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education invited role models to present to the students
Belonging, produced by the UK's Graeae and Brazil's Circo Crescer e Viver will work across four languages: English, British Sign Language, Portuguese and Brazilian Sign Language
Time for BSL teachers to pull together collectively and make a better future for their students.
Deaf swimmers came from across there UK to compete in their National Championship at Loughborough University
Over the years the absence of deaf friendly church services has been the cause of many tears
Attending Deaf Day for the first time in 40 years - I had a great time
The British Deaf Football Cup has been contested since 1959 and this year saw Belfast regain the trophy
A Road Map for those interested in becoming a BSL/English interpreter
Hollyoaks Star Rachel Shenton on her work acting and promoting deaf awareness
Deafinitely Theatre's signed production of Shakespeare's - A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe Theatre
Discussing the lack of BSL being taught in schools and whether it should be on the National Curriculum.
Deaf for a day John Barrowman raising awareness of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf
The Music in Motion Choir raises money to sponsor lots of different deaf projects
The banking sector is behind the game on deaf awareness, now one Building Society is seeking to make sweeping improvements.
Free BSL guided tour of the Folkestone Triennial - an ambitious public art project
Step by Step Guide on how to make Carrot Cake
The CODA team had a great time at this year's Sign Circle event in Preston
Nominated by her students Elizabeth is humbled by the award and shares her love of BSL
Local breastfeeding group arrange deaf friendly information event
Signed and Captioned Performances Open up the Theatre to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Theatregoers
Department of Health finally wakes up to the communication needs of deaf patients
The Shipley and Saltaire Wellness Centre attract deaf clients through their thoughtful approach
Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Lip Reading or Sign Language, if you're Deaf it's all about choice
Signing golf professional Paul Aitkens opens the golfing door to hordes of deaf and disabled people
Deaf Friendly coffee morning at the Bridgend Branch of the Principality, inviting Deaf people to chat over a coffee and a cake
New technology opens the door to video interviewing of BSL/English interpreters or translators
Retiring from International Competition, Matthew Sykes has a lot to be proud of
Mum of deaf children finds it impossible to find BSL tuition and faces anti BSL views from teacher of the deaf
A Deaf persons thoughts on counseling services.
With staff learning BSL, the Principality wanted to go one step further to support deaf people in Wales
Royal Shakespeare Company get set to host its first semi-integrated Sign Language Performance.
Teachers for the Deaf try to banish Sign Language in Mainstream Schools, denying deaf children a choice later in life
Recognising the need for specific communication, PLODs are bridging the gap
Finding Access to Work's approach to BSL highly regrettable, the DWP faces a challenge to make good on its anti Deaf approach
The first Council in Wales to achieve the BDA award, Bridgend Council remain committed to supporting the deaf community
Setting up the country's first PLOD, Sgt Barham leads the way on deaf friendly communication
Passionate about British Sign Language, this young teacher is student centric
ABSLTA’s 25th anniversary saw calls for a revival of a professional focus.
Playing their first development game the GB Deaf U23 football team perform well against seasoned opposition
Competing for the British Deaf Futsal Cup, St John's A beat Doncaster to take the spoils.
Facebook has opened up an on-line community for Deaf people to get involved and to help others
Producing a music video with a signed interpretation provides a powerful link between hearing and deaf people
Young students get far more from their BSL course than they ever imagined
A consultation event aimed specifically to get Deaf views about Cancer Prevention
A brilliant annual event for Deaf over 50's, activities and good company add to people's enjoyment
St David's Day is an ideal time to celebrate and highlight traditional Welsh sign language
Turning up for lessons is a good start, these tips will help you take your signing to a new level
Making the best use of your time in the classroom and at home will improve your signing
Standing for election representing the Green Party, the Commons needs better Deaf awareness
Brothers hoping to help Deaf signers talk directly with others using movement sensors
With the general election around the corner, here's a brief independent view of what it's all about
Seeing a rise in 'BSL' signed songs, I wanted to find out about the underlying motivation
Totally reliant on the experts around us, is the advice and guidance as accurate as we need it to be
Proud of my regional signing identity, it is for the Deaf Community to decide if regional variation and linguistic rules should be dropped
30 years of research has consistently shown the benefits and finally some educators seem to be listening
First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs
20 years old, Deaf Friendly Business Solutions delivers high quality programmes excelling in Deaf Friendly training
Excluded through people's ignorance and lack of interest in deafness growing up, I'm now determined to make the most of new opportunities
A few small steps can be a big difference to a Deaf child feeling valued
Understanding that communities have different needs from its police force, the Met Police demonstrates ignorance to the needs of Deaf people
Learning BSL is not just about getting a job for some, it is about wanting to chat to Deaf people
For the first time ever, the Royal Shakespeare Company offer fully inclusive play to Deaf BSL audience in Stratford
With different levels of Deaf access throughout, the visiting experience itself shows how accessibility is changing
Following our recent wonderful experience of integrated theatre we interviewed Becky Allen to get a behind the scenes look at how the show was developed
With the arts increasingly accessible, a few ideas for enjoying a day out
Lots of free BSL interpreted and accessible programmes for deaf adults, children and their families
Comedian John Smith takes to the stage to help raise funds for Demelza
Deaf students and families from Doncaster have created an exhibition of filmed shadow theatre performances created using BSL.
Free lecture about Scotland's new 'BSL Bill' - what does it mean and what happens next?
Concentrating on the rules, there are numerous examples of inaccurate signs every day
Extending their accessible programmes, a tour of this great clipper is available in a BSL guided tour
Christmas time is always popular to share some seasonal good wishes in sign language
The RSC - Making the theatre more accessible to the Deaf signing community than ever before
Fantastic opportunity for Deaf families to enjoy an accessible tour and activities
Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age takes place on Wednesday 27th January.
Having a BSL interpreter on stage and moving around the set, is a step up in accessible live shows
The teaching of English has not been affected by social interactions, why is BSL
Collaboration with Deaf Academy results in Deaf accessible show
A Deaf accessible conference focusing on the needs of Deaf parents to be
Pulled together from film footage thrown in a skip, the film is a must see for anyone who is deaf
Designed and developed by a team with years of BSL teaching experience, Signworld is a brilliant back-up to the classroom
Loss of hearing brought isolation and a break down in family communication - learning BSL has changed that.
Through increased popularity of the beauty and effectiveness of signed language, ignorance rears its sorry head.