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Fire safety is important for Deaf people, here we discuss one of the services offered by one Fire Service
Age related deafness can leave people confused, isolated and lonely
Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, enjoying working with Pam St Clement as part of the 'Deaf for the Day' campaign.
Students from Exeter Deaf College fight for the right to access specialist education!
The Welsh Assembly Government have introduced new national standards for communication for people with sensory loss using NHS services
An interview with the people behind the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards, DSPY
Susie Evans is deaf, multiple medal winner in karate and an Olympic Torch Bearer
Wendy sets out some advice to readers who have written in asking for help
A brief introduction to Lip-Speaking
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
Robin Watts is 18 years of age and briefly explains some of the issues faced by a deaf girl growing up
Background music causes havoc to Cochlear Implants, but as Gaynor explains, it's not just deaf people who don't like it
Audiologist of the Year 2013 helps aspiring solicitor
Under good leadership and clear direction Gloucester Deaf Association offers a range of services
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.
Deciding to have Cochlear Implants was a big decision
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
Gaynor Young suffered an horrific fall during a stage performance. The story of her life since is enthralling and truly inspirational.
Growing up Deaf in Malta and experiencing a lack of deaf awarness, Annabelle is intent of changing long held stereotypical views about the deaf
SL First looks at the success of a deaf American fashion expert and how his deafness has helped him to achieve his goals.
Dafydd Eveleigh has long since had an ambition to ride a Motorbike in Europe. Here he tells us of the joy in doing it.
Deaf TV plays an important role within the deaf community. Joe Collins has been an influential figure for many years!
Following widespread disquiet amongst the deaf community, it is good to see progress finally being made on banking accessibility.
Joshua Ledbetter tells us about the pursuit of his dream to have his own fitness and well-being business.
It's official, gardening and doing some DIY is good for you!
Deaf operators of CCTV in Mexico have delivered better outcomes
Johanna Lucht was isolated and being let down until effective communication was introduced to her life. Things changed then!
New communication standards in Wales have the potential to change NHS service delivery beyond recognition
Lou Ferrigno became Deaf early in his life, he went on to carve a great body building and acting career
Xmas special offer on the BSL Theory Test Guide for learner drivers
Louis Long is a Deaf wrestler in the USA fighting his way towards professional status.
With street lighting being turned off to save money, deaf dog owners face additional dangers.
New Year's Resolutions are a great way to get inspired - but in the UK we dont carry through our good intentions!
Members of 3M and Action on Hearing Loss scale the steps of the BT Tower to highlight their work together
Cartooning has a long established history but they have their limitations for deaf topics!
The lack of subtitled films in the cinema has long been a thorn in the side of the deaf community
3M provide a forum for professionals to discuss hearing protection
Come and enjoy one of the newest Wales v England sporting rivalries
Gloucester based John Gapp has enjoyed a lifetime of entertaining audiences all over the world. We think he's just magic!
With job applications more likely to require a short video application, will this trend disadvantage some people, especially deaf applicants?
Mobile phone contracts are not deaf friendly and service providers seem determined to maintain anti deaf usage plans
Youngsters from Deaf Active Cheshire attend premiere of the film they helped produce
All Wales Standards for Communication with patients with sensory loss, seems to have bypassed my doctor's surgery
It is difficult to eat healthily if you don't understand what is good and bad for you. Food labelling explained.
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
Further opening up the theatre to Deaf audiences, the RSC performance of The Jew of Malta will be fully interpreted
Captioned performances at the theatre make a huge difference to Deaf and Hard of Hearing audiences
Bas Lammers is 2 time KZ1 World Karting Champion. Deaf, he has signed a new deal that he hopes will take him back to the top of the podium.
Brains of adults might compensate for a temporary loss in sight by improving hearing.
The tournament is open to all Deaf and Hard of Hearing golfers and will take place on 26/27 April 2014
A visit to Bolivia provided some of the best photo opportunities experienced anywhere in the world.
Seable Holidays provide tailored activity breaks on the wonderful island of Sicily
Taking employment equality seriously, the India based Lemon Tree Hotel chain are an example to the world.
Sport has been a central part of deaf life for many years, here you will find the results provided to SLFirst for all UK deaf sports/sportspeople
Richard and Joanna Turner enjoy theatre outings, and despite losing his hearing, captioned performances still allow them both to enjoy it
Public awareness of the new Standards will improve through information cards being made available
Getting older and becoming deaf poses lots of new challenges, but who is there to give advice
Audiologist of the Year is now in its’ seventh year and celebrates hearing professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty
What is deaf culture and does it define us, divide us or isolate us
Becoming Hard of Hearing later in life has all sorts of implications, the inability to enjoy music being one of them
Approaching 50, deaf and alone, Gaynor tried internet dating to find companionship
If Deaf Centres are to have a strong future, it is important to attract youngsters today
6 years old Caleb is Deaf, wears Cochlear Implants and has just completed the first round of his racing championship
Hearing Therapist Nicola George brings an approach to her work that really defines public service!
The event is an opportunity to promote services to deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and Deafblind people living in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
Crufts is hugely popular and watched by millions of people but is it deaf friendly
With RAD's Deaf Law Centre closing, it is important that someone provides culturally aware legal advice to deaf people
Becoming Visible are moving from the Newcastle Deaf Centre to new premises with the space needed
I've always wanted to drive a Super Car and now I want to even more
ReSound LiNX is being launched in the UK introducing a brand new way to control the settings on their hearing aids
The National Theatre and Stagetext teamed up to provide a captioned performance of King Lear
A new computer bug could put all of our information at risk - what do you need to do?
Children of Deaf Parents are often the forgotten group when it comes to accessing the support their parents cannot provide.
Deaf swimmers came from across there UK to compete in their National Championship at Loughborough University
Improved packaging should be better for their Hard of Hearing customers
Seriously injured during a theatre performance, getting involved in a production again took a lot of courage
Being Deaf does not limit ambition and Round 2 of the Bambino Tour saw 6 year old Caleb continue his karting career
Combining the provision of deaf related information with a fun activity is a winning combination
A free event organised by the Wallace Collection with lip-speakers
New research shows Cochlear Implant technology can be used to deliver gene therapy
Over the years the absence of deaf friendly church services has been the cause of many tears
Viki and Marlee Matlin become partnership champions for complete and accurate closed captions for online TV
DEAFvibe's event, makes deaf friendly service and product providers readily available to the deaf community throughout Staffordshire
England versus Wales Deaf Rugby Teams competed for the Broadstreet Cup at Franklin Gardens, Wales winning 30 - 0
A recent report identified that deaf people are more at risk of killer diseases, here Jeanann gives some advice to reduce risk
Cardiff Deaf Centre has had its threats in recent years, but thankfully it has survived and now shows signs of flourishing.
UK Charity Hearing Link, announce their plans to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week
Accessing deaf friendly legal advice can be problematic
A Road Map for those interested in becoming a BSL/English interpreter
Deaf, Richard Webb-Stevens works for the London Ambulance Service and patrols the streets every day waiting to respond to emergency calls
Elan Môn Gilford is a deaf youngster making the most out of every opportunity she gets
Delegates from DEAFvibe have been invited to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 10th June 2014
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service shows their support to Deaf Awareness Week and National Families Week
South Wales Fire Service along with many of their colleagues across the UK offer free home fire safety checks to deaf families
An interesting talk on the history and modern day perception of disability
With the Government considering cutting NHS provided services to deaf people, community infighting prevents a united voice!
Discussing the lack of BSL being taught in schools and whether it should be on the National Curriculum.
Lottery Funding is set to support deaf youngsters in reaching their potential.
Becoming deaf later in life, having Cochlear Implants is still a big decision
Raising awareness of the all-Wales standards for accessible communication and information for people with sensory loss
Sky's discriminatory decision making highlights ignorance about Deaf and HoH customers
Deaf for a day John Barrowman raising awareness of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf
Hearing Link raise awareness of hearing loops
Andre Ferguson launches Meaka Bears to fill the gap in local deaf services
Communication is an essential part of life, for deaf people it is often a barrier
Research aiming to improve support in deaf child protection cases
The Music in Motion Choir raises money to sponsor lots of different deaf projects
Isolating deaf students cab be one of the impacts of a lack of deaf awareness within a college setting
The banking sector is behind the game on deaf awareness, now one Building Society is seeking to make sweeping improvements.
With a deaf girlfriend joining a family holiday, it's important to think how best to manage communication
Discussing the Mainstream, Paralympics and Deaf Sport Conundrum
Canadian Scott Caldwell is Hard of Hearing, he is also a successful paramedic in a busy area in Toronto
Caleb Showing the Karting World that neither being Deaf or Torrential Rain fazes him
999 is a critical public service, it is not readily accessible to deaf people at a time when the US are opening their 911 service
Good news for deaf patients in England, accessible information is on the way
Nominated by her students Elizabeth is humbled by the award and shares her love of BSL
Returning to the Normandy beaches 70 years after his D-Day landing, Les enjoyed an intimate return.
Having been recognised for their voluntary service, DEAFvibe group enjoy tea with the Royal family
DDay70 brought pomp and ceremony for our veterans, SLFirst would like to see that VIP consideration all year round.
Signed and Captioned Performances Open up the Theatre to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Theatregoers
NDCS launch 6th Fingerspellathon aiming to raise funds for deaf children
Deaf and going to university? Here are some quick hints to assist you
Even if you are Deaf, it's important to get stuck into Fresher's Week at University
Launched in 2000, STAGETEXT provide captioned performances for theatre shows and other arts programmes
The Shipley and Saltaire Wellness Centre attract deaf clients through their thoughtful approach
The Kenya National Association of the Deaf has developed plans that could be life changing for the deaf community
Hearing Link promote on-line lipreading test to raise awareness
NDCS identifies gaps in audiology services when it comes to dealing with deaf children
Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Lip Reading or Sign Language, if you're Deaf it's all about choice
NHS Audiologist picks up the prestigious prize of Audiologist of the Year
Always behind the times with Deaf communication, Text Relay Service jumps forwards
New York cops challenge NYPD after being forced to retire because they wear hearing aids
Charities benefit from Rayovac's commitment to support the communities they serve
Hugely successful, being able to hear the engine noise leads to hearing loss
As life expectancy grows, 60 is regarded as the new middle age
Telephone options slowly moving towards parity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people
Gracing the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, Deaf sports stars get the recognition they deserve
Royal Shakespeare Company get set to host its first semi-integrated Sign Language Performance.
Sharing a little deaf awareness on the 12 days leading up to Christmas
Setting up the country's first PLOD, Sgt Barham leads the way on deaf friendly communication
What will you be seeking to change about your life when you set out confidently into 2015
With more local clinical commissioning groups set to cut back on providing hearing aids, is the longer term cost being ignored
Passionate about British Sign Language, this young teacher is student centric
With Deaf Friendly entertainment difficult to come by, captions ensured everyone could enjoy the show
When hearing turns to deafness, the world is suddenly a very different place
Studying for her PhD at Nottingham University, Sarah's research should aid understanding of the issues involved
Decision to put on an event for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, marks out university as being deaf friendly
Already available on iPhones and android phones, Pedius brings parity to Deaf and Hard of Hearing telephony
A consultation event aimed specifically to get Deaf views about Cancer Prevention
Reflecting on his own deafness, Tony Stoyles now embraces being deaf
Advice, information and products all brought together under one roof in Cardiff Expo
Turning up for lessons is a good start, these tips will help you take your signing to a new level
New battery helps cochlear implant users live life to the fullest
Exercise is essential to healthy life, but it doesn't have to be gym work
Making the best use of your time in the classroom and at home will improve your signing
One of the most important events in the British Sports Diary, deaf swimmers compete for national honours at an elite venue
The expo at Maidstone Leisure Centre was opened by CBeebies’ Phil Gallagher AKA Mr Maker
Mobile phone app puts information about the driving test at the finger tips of Deaf youngsters
DEAFvibe's superb event brings service providers together under one roof for the Deaf community
Stevel Prakel is seeking reimbursement of interpreter costs and damages
Used commonly to criticise being ignored, everyone should know action is needed to prevent isolation of Deaf people
State of the art hearing aids and cochlear implants might not translate to mainstream achievements
If you have the benefit of a wonderful audiologist why not nominate them
Some hearing aids now have apps that are compatible with the new Apple Watch
Action on Hearing Loss Cymru Excellence Awards recognised the work of a small number of organisations to become more deaf friendly
Given life-limiting potential because of deafness, this Doctor proves how wrong the 'experts' can be.
Had great service from your Audiologist, this is one way to say thank-you
The event was an opportunity to showcase the work of the organisation and recognise the efforts of everyone involved
Compliance with the new standards will give effective access to information that has previously been denied to the deaf community
Re-discovering herself, Natasha, equipped with her new Cochlear Implant, travelled to North Wales for a Women Climb weekend, and had a great time
Research by UK Deaf Sport provides a platform to improve sports access to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across the UK
This week's report by Professor Stewart captures many of the issues the Deaf community have been arguing for, for years.
Performed by the Taking Flight Theatre Company, the performance was designed with deaf people in mind
And to think men have been taking the mickey out of women for years for spending too long in front of the mirror
Deaf from birth, Jack's access to Deaf Sport has given him wonderful experiences and a great opportunity for the future
Excluded through people's ignorance and lack of interest in deafness growing up, I'm now determined to make the most of new opportunities
Learning BSL is not just about getting a job for some, it is about wanting to chat to Deaf people
Making an organisation Deaf-Friendly is progressive and inclusive
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
After a lot of hard work and training, music is once again something to be enjoyed
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
Southampton based audiologist receives heartfelt feedback from one of her patients
'Deaf-Friendly by Design', American construction company DePaul show what is possible when proper consideration is made
Adding value to the household, hearing dogs also support independence
Open to anyone aged 16 or over, the publishers encourage writers with disabilities to take part
Christmas time is always popular to share some seasonal good wishes in sign language
A futuristic new vest could allow Deaf people to feel sounds and understand what people are saying
The RSC - Making the theatre more accessible to the Deaf signing community than ever before
Just 18, Grace O'Brien is made of wonderfully caring stuff.
Becoming Deaf has brought loneliness to family get togethers, even though I am amongst loved ones
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.