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A Day at Bath Races

Seeking activities that are deaf friendly for families and groups, Sarah visited Bath Races for a Summer meeting. This is her story.

Castle Combe Car Racing

In search of deaf friendly activities for couples and families, Sarah visited Castle Combe Race Track during the Retro weekend. Well sign posted, with plenty of space, it turned out to be a great day of fun.

Deaflympics 2013

SL First reflects of the GB Team's involvement in the Deaflympics 2013

John Smith Deaf & Hilariously Funny!

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.

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2012

An interview with the people behind the Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards, DSPY

Subtitles on You Tube

A regular look at Deaf technology, Karl talks about subtitles on You Tube

Fun Family Walks

Using fun family walks to get some exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle

Deaf Photographers

An article discussing the merits of photography and the action of one tutor to make his business deaf friendly

Double Deaflympics Medal Winner Tom Smith

Against an agonising background, the highly professional Tom Smith shows his metal

An Introduction to Fitness

Andie Vowles is a Deaf personal trainer and will be providing some advice and guidance to help you get fit and stay healthy

Offer Deaf Children Eduction in Sign Language

Basic Human Rights of Deaf Children being denied around the world

DSPY 2014 Awards

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2014

Aspiring Solicitor Helped by UK's Audiologist of the Year 2013

Audiologist of the Year 2013 helps aspiring solicitor

The Wonders of Kite Flying

In bygone years dads used to know how to make a kite with their children. We thought we would show you how

Independent Living Fund - Court of Appeal Update

Following a legal challenge against the closure of Independent Living Fund, the Government need to re-think their plans

Tragic Loss of 2380 Lives Following Work Capability Assessments

A causal link has yet to be made, but the public will draw their own conclusions despite Ministerial warnings

Deaf Discrimination? You Decide

Even today some employers think its ok to discriminate.

Deaf Education Limiting Life Choices

Research shows that deaf students achieve less at school.

Attitude Makes the Difference

Attitude to deafness varies, in my experience it makes all the difference.

NHS and the Right to an Interpreter

In an NHS setting communication is central to safety.

Brighton University Students Design Website for Deaf People

University students design website to host details of deaf friendly businesses in one place

Fitbit Flex Review

SLFirst reviews the Fitbit Flex wristband that helps you get more active

BSL World - Dealing with New Technology Words

New technology words create a challenge to BSL

Barclays Launches Accessibility Roadshow

Following widespread disquiet amongst the deaf community, it is good to see progress finally being made on banking accessibility.

Deaf CCTV workers in Mexico

Deaf operators of CCTV in Mexico have delivered better outcomes

5 year old Claire Koch signs her Xmas Show

The joy of a child's nativity play is combined with stress for some Deaf parents

Access to Work - New Approach Threatening Well-Being

Deaf workers are facing widespread reductions in their Access to Work grants - the impact could be catastrophic

Cinema, subtitling and Equal Access

The lack of subtitled films in the cinema has long been a thorn in the side of the deaf community

Restaurant Offers Deaf Friendly Service

Using improvements in technology, Rita's on the River improves communication with deaf customers

Food Labelling

It is difficult to eat healthily if you don't understand what is good and bad for you. Food labelling explained.

Ploughing Fields at Tank School

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!

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Its First British Sign Language Theatre Tour

Further opening up the theatre to Deaf audiences, the RSC performance of The Jew of Malta will be fully interpreted

Deaf Awareness, Bespoke BSL supports Golf4All Programme

Staff at Ridgeway Golf4All Club learn BSL in preparation for Deaf Golf Sessions

Enhancing Hearing Through Temporary Blindness

Brains of adults might compensate for a temporary loss in sight by improving hearing.

Setting New Standards in Deaf and Disabled Employment

Taking employment equality seriously, the India based Lemon Tree Hotel chain are an example to the world.

Great Britain Deaf Football – Men and Women Join Forces

Great Britain Deaf Men's and Deaf Women's Football merge to form one new entity that will take Deaf Football forward

Everton in the Community supporting Deaf Football

Everton in the Community provide a significant number of sporting opportunities and runs the deaf mens and women's football teams

Black Country Deaf FC Hosting a Futsal Competition

Seeking to attract teams from wide afield, the Black Country Deaf FC hope to get an exciting entry list for this event

Beginners Exercise - Everyone Has To Start Somewhere

An introductory guide to fitness and some simple exercises by personal trainer Andie Vowles

Post 40 - Can I get fitter than ever before

Finding difficulty in wearing my favourite clothes, I decided on a tough fitness programme, but early signs are wonderful

59 Down, 41 To Go, Deafblind Runner James Clarke's Race Against Time

Deafblind since the age of 9, James Clarke is undertaking a remarkable feat

Lynda's Pyjamas Steal the Sewing Bee Show

Lynda Lewis made an occasion out of her first appearance on the GB Sewing Bee

Mainstream Education Continues To Generate Unfair Results

With under half of deaf students achieving 5 A*-C GCSEs, options for higher education becomes limited

'That was then, this is NowTV' with no subtitles

The explosion of downloadable films is welcome, but too few are still offered with subtitles

Sarah O'Dowd Capturing the Best Northumberland Countryside

Sarah O'Dowd enjoys painting and does not believe deafness should prevent anyone achieving their dreams.

Traditional Pancakes

Pancakes are so easy and fast to make, they taste great and kids can have a great time trying to toss them!

Melissa Mostyn Launches First E-Book

My Daughter and I, written by Deaf mother Melissa Mostyn, will be released on 24th April 2014

BSL Celebration Week

Working with partners, Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education have produced resources which people can use to learn some BSL

Neglect by the NHS Leads to Reduced Life Expectancy for Deaf People

SignHealth's 'Sick Of It' Report identifies significant problems in Deaf patients being properly diagnosed

Deaf BSL Role Models Inspiring Younger Generation

As Part of BSL Celebration week, the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education invited role models to present to the students

Richard's Super Car Experience Whets my Appetite

I've always wanted to drive a Super Car and now I want to even more

Access to Work - My Story

The support needed from Access to Work took months and months, causing frustration and de-motivation

Graeae and Circo Crescer e Viver Present Belonging

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

Heartbleed - is my information safe?

A new computer bug could put all of our information at risk - what do you need to do?

The Forgotten Children

Children of Deaf Parents are often the forgotten group when it comes to accessing the support their parents cannot provide.

NDCS Listening Bus Visit to Machynys Golf Club

Combining the provision of deaf related information with a fun activity is a winning combination

Live subtitles for real life!

Nearly instant subtitles available on some tablets and phones.

Cochlear Implants used to Deliver Gene Therapy

New research shows Cochlear Implant technology can be used to deliver gene therapy

Quitting Sugar, For Life - Interview of Sarah Wilson

Australian Sarah Wilson writes about the importance of reducing sugar in our diet

Deaf Day Delight at City Lit

Attending Deaf Day for the first time in 40 years - I had a great time

Interview with Masterchef Winner Shelina Permalloo

With a Mauritian heritage Shelina tells us about her culinary favourites

Deaf Basketball Training Sessions

Deaf Basketball Sessions every week with Qualified Coach and Interpreter support

Belfast take the spoils in British Deaf Football Cup Finals

The British Deaf Football Cup has been contested since 1959 and this year saw Belfast regain the trophy

Alan Titchmarsh - The Pen is Mightier than the Spade

TV Gardening Celebrity Alan Titchmarsh tells us about his love of writing as well as his green figured exploits

The Silent Killer

A recent report identified that deaf people are more at risk of killer diseases, here Jeanann gives some advice to reduce risk

Is your mobile phone secure?

New research shows majority of British people have no security on their smartphones, we take a look at how to enable some.

Cardiff Deaf Sports & Social Club

Cardiff Deaf Centre has had its threats in recent years, but thankfully it has survived and now shows signs of flourishing.

Why is legal advice so important?

Accessing deaf friendly legal advice can be problematic

Aspiring, Influencing & Achieving as a Deaf Youngster

Elan Môn Gilford is a deaf youngster making the most out of every opportunity she gets

Rachel Shenton - Hollyoaks, Acting and Deafness

Hollyoaks Star Rachel Shenton on her work acting and promoting deaf awareness

Sign or Text for Theatre?

Deafinitely Theatre's signed production of Shakespeare's - A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe Theatre

Tom Shakespeare on Enabling Equality: Label Jars Not People!

An interesting talk on the history and modern day perception of disability

Deaf Cycling's Tour de Formosa

UK Deaf Cycling's Tom Smith to ride in the Tour de Formosa

BSL tokenism in Schools

Discussing the lack of BSL being taught in schools and whether it should be on the National Curriculum.

Tinnitus Research Heralds Hope for Sufferers

Medicine used to make us wee, make help with Tinnitus

Home Nations Deaf Bowls Championships

Home Nations Deaf Bowls Championship will take place over 28/29 June in Edinburgh

Sky a Leading Light in Ignorant Decision Making

Sky's discriminatory decision making highlights ignorance about Deaf and HoH customers

Empowering deaf people by providing life enhancing information

Communication is an essential part of life, for deaf people it is often a barrier

How about subtitles on your watch?

Will subtitles on a smart watch be the next big thing for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people?

Irish Women Swim into the History Books

A group of deaf women from Ireland have made history by completing a cross channel swim that began at the top of a mountain.

Principality Building Society Leading the way on Deaf Friendly Banking

The banking sector is behind the game on deaf awareness, now one Building Society is seeking to make sweeping improvements.

Deaf Athletes left out in the cold

With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, the world's best deaf sports stars have to look on

Hearing Loss, Sport and Integration

Discussing the Mainstream, Paralympics and Deaf Sport Conundrum

BSL Tour of Folkestone Triennial

Free BSL guided tour of the Folkestone Triennial - an ambitious public art project

Our CODA visit to Sign Circle

The CODA team had a great time at this year's Sign Circle event in Preston

British Deaf Lawn Bowls Tournament

British Deaf Lawn Bowls

Patients to benefit from new NHS England ‘Accessible Information Standard’

Good news for deaf patients in England, accessible information is on the way

An Interview with Elizabeth Bojas - Regional Teacher of the Year

Nominated by her students Elizabeth is humbled by the award and shares her love of BSL

Hints and Tips for Autumn Photography

With more people than ever before carrying a camera around with them, Natasha gives some useful hints and tips for Autumn photography

A Proud History of Signed Performances at The New Theatre

Signed and Captioned Performances Open up the Theatre to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Theatregoers

Let’s get academic: Preparing for University

Deaf and going to university? Here are some quick hints to assist you

Let’s get social: Preparing for University

Even if you are Deaf, it's important to get stuck into Fresher's Week at University

Wellness Centre Taking Deaf Clients' Health Needs Seriously

The Shipley and Saltaire Wellness Centre attract deaf clients through their thoughtful approach

UN Convention Education

The decisions on deaf education by this head teacher, other educationalists, policy makers and the political elite is life-limiting on these deaf youngsters.

The Flip Side of the Coin

Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Lip Reading or Sign Language, if you're Deaf it's all about choice

NYC cops who were forced to retire for wearing hearing aids will get their day in court

New York cops challenge NYPD after being forced to retire because they wear hearing aids

Rayovac Continues To Support Charity Efforts Across The World

Charities benefit from Rayovac's commitment to support the communities they serve

Deaf and Young at Heart? – Good News for Those Under or Approaching 60

As life expectancy grows, 60 is regarded as the new middle age

Automatic speech-to-text for groups finally a reality?

A brand new mobile app is being worked on that the creators hope will hugely improve communication options for the one-in-six Deaf and Hard of Hearing people around the world.

Sign of the times for PGA

Signing golf professional Paul Aitkens opens the golfing door to hordes of deaf and disabled people

Switch on to Switching Off and Save Money

Good discipline around the use of electrical appliances can save you a lot of money

Launch of the NEW Tinnitus Support Group

Staffordshire Charity DEAFvibe set up monthly meetings for people with tinnitus

BSL Coffee Morning Sponsored by Principality BS

Deaf Friendly coffee morning at the Bridgend Branch of the Principality, inviting Deaf people to chat over a coffee and a cake

Next Generation Text - A User's Experience

Telephone options slowly moving towards parity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

UK Deaf Sport Fighting Tooth and Nail for Deaf Sport

Developing strategic partnerships, the work of UK Deaf Sport promises widespread positive outcomes

Need an Interpreter or Translator - Try Before You Buy

New technology opens the door to video interviewing of BSL/English interpreters or translators

Focus on Typos Likely to Discriminate Against Deaf Job Applicants

Overzealous action to spelling mistakes in job applications shows ignorance of equal opportunities

Deaf Children, Hearing Parents and BSL

Mum of deaf children finds it impossible to find BSL tuition and faces anti BSL views from teacher of the deaf

Smiles all round at Deaf Golf Taster Session

Providing deaf aware golf taster sessions draws in youngsters to give it a try

Deaflympics Cycling Star Returns to British Competition

After 2 years competing in Belgium, Tom Smith returns to cycling on the roads of Britain

Principality's BSL Week Raises Awareness

With staff learning BSL, the Principality wanted to go one step further to support deaf people in Wales

A range of sports recognised at Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 14

Gracing the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, Deaf sports stars get the recognition they deserve

WWII Memories as a Young Lad

Now Hard of Hearing, Ernie reflects on his time growing up during the war

Carmarthenshire County Council - Providing Information to the Deaf Community

Introducing the i-Local facility, the Council want Deaf residents to know about their deaf friendly services

Speech to Text Widely Available

Easy to Use Speech to Text software comes as standard with the Apple Mac.

Attitudes Towards Sign Language Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

Teachers for the Deaf try to banish Sign Language in Mainstream Schools, denying deaf children a choice later in life

Committee Report Confirms Access to Work Failures

Finding Access to Work's approach to BSL highly regrettable, the DWP faces a challenge to make good on its anti Deaf approach

Seeing the Music

A quick look at a couple of apps that allow you to know what song is playing right now and also live subtitles of it!

SLFirst's 12 Deaf Reminders for Christmas

Sharing a little deaf awareness on the 12 days leading up to Christmas

Art Festivals Promotes Creative Opportunities for Deaf Children

Deaf Children Treated to Inspirational Art Event

Taking Their Place in History, Bridgend Council Win BDA Charter Award

The first Council in Wales to achieve the BDA award, Bridgend Council remain committed to supporting the deaf community

Tom Smith joins Velosure Starley Primal Pro Cycling team for 2015

Making his return to British Competition Deaflymics star joins ambitious racing team

Young Deaf BSL Teacher Zayne Thomson Brings Energy To The Classroom

Passionate about British Sign Language, this young teacher is student centric

Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors

ABSLTA’s 25th anniversary saw calls for a revival of a professional focus.

Health Advice - Check Those Moles

Show your love on Valentine's Day by checking a loved ones moles - it might prove life changing

St John's Take British Deaf Futsal Cup by the Scruff of the Neck

Competing for the British Deaf Futsal Cup, St John's A beat Doncaster to take the spoils.

Deaf Opinions Facebook Page - a New On-Line Deaf Club?

Facebook has opened up an on-line community for Deaf people to get involved and to help others

100 years ago Veditz envisioned the world of videophones

Deaf people solve problems and George Veditz, seemed to have solved the problem of the telephone for deaf people, 100 years ago.

Integrating BSL into our Social Care Course

Young students get far more from their BSL course than they ever imagined

Golfing Deaf Professional Kevin Hall Aims Higher

A seasoned golf Pro, Kevin Hall is still hoping to be the first deaf competitor on the PGA Tour

University of Wolverhampton Host Deaf and Hard of Hearing Open Day

Decision to put on an event for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students, marks out university as being deaf friendly

Butlins with the England Deaf Darby & Joan

A brilliant annual event for Deaf over 50's, activities and good company add to people's enjoyment

To Be, Or Not To be – Deaf

Reflecting on his own deafness, Tony Stoyles now embraces being deaf

Cardiff Hearing and Tinnitus Expo All Set For March

Advice, information and products all brought together under one roof in Cardiff Expo

Deaf People 'Can Do' - And We Can Make A Difference

Politics is not just what politicians do - anyone can get involved, and anyone can drive change

St David's Day, Welsh Tradition and BSL

St David's Day is an ideal time to celebrate and highlight traditional Welsh sign language

Top Ten Tips for BSL Learners

Turning up for lessons is a good start, these tips will help you take your signing to a new level

Why Walking Might Help You Live Longer

Exercise is essential to healthy life, but it doesn't have to be gym work

Deaf Ladies Reflection On International Women's Day

In heralding hopes for the future, IWD is a good time to look back to get inspiration for the fights ahead

Total Eclipse Will Be A Wonderful Sight

Between 8.42 and 10.50 on Friday 20th March, Northern Europe will enjoy a rare solar eclipse

BSL - Maximising The Learning Opportunity

Making the best use of your time in the classroom and at home will improve your signing

Deaf Man Moves One Step Closer To Biggest DLA Award in the UK

Deaf man was denied disability living allowance despite needing constant assistance.

Subtitles finally appearing on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Video is finally providing subtitles on (some of) their streaming video.

18th Winter Deaflympics Get Underway Without GB Athletes

A spectacle for Deaf communities around the world, Deaflympics available on-line in the UK

Beacons at Barclays - A Step Forward in Accessible Banking?

Seeking to respond to the sensory needs of its customers Barclays introduce new programme

IX Deaf History International in Scotland

Deaf History Scotland & British Deaf History Society are proud to host the 9th Deaf History International Conference - “Deaf Sporting Heritage”.

Planning for the 2015 See Me, Hear Me Event well under way

DEAFvibe's superb event brings service providers together under one roof for the Deaf community

Rome during an International weekend was just awesome

The people of Rome were warm and helpful, with everyone accommodating my deafness

Deaf man's discrimination case against judiciary to continue to jury trial

Stevel Prakel is seeking reimbursement of interpreter costs and damages

VisiTalks: Developing Sign Language Tranlsation Gloves

Brothers hoping to help Deaf signers talk directly with others using movement sensors

Isolating Deaf Youngsters From The Deaf Community Might Not Be In Their Best Interests

State of the art hearing aids and cochlear implants might not translate to mainstream achievements

The General Election - A Brief Explanation

With the general election around the corner, here's a brief independent view of what it's all about

Deaf Actors Excel in Emotive Silent Movie - The Tribe

Described as disturbing, brutal and brilliant, The Tribe rocket launches career of Deaf actress Yana Novikova

Chart showing what each political party stands for

Set out in a more visual way, this chart tells you what each party is about

Disabled website users vote 'none of the above'

Using standard tests websites of all political parties are found to be inaccessible to disabled people

Parenting a Deaf Child can be a Minefield

Totally reliant on the experts around us, is the advice and guidance as accurate as we need it to be

Media Personality Gets It Oh So Wrong When Commenting on Simple Auslan Communication

Mis-reading Australian Sign Language triggers offensive and ignorant derision

BSL - Regional Variations - Respect and Knowledge of Linguistics

Proud of my regional signing identity, it is for the Deaf Community to decide if regional variation and linguistic rules should be dropped

80% of recruitment consultants ‘could do more’ for disabled jobseekers

If recruiters don't understand the issues involved with disabled recruitment isn't this leading to discriminatory practices

Apple Watch - Deaf Friendly and Safer to use in public than my iPhone

Designed for hearing but bringing parity to deaf people, the Apple Watch exceeds expectations

Hidden Sugar: Just how much is in that biscuit?

James Clarke, Deafblind marathon runner, shares his thoughts about the 'hidden' sugar in foods.

Subtitles for Deaf Travellers - Is It Really Too Much To Ask

With only little snippets of progress, Deaf Travel still involves a lot of inequality

Deaf Hub Comedy Cabaret July 11th

Deaf Hub Offering the best of Deaf Comedy at the Kettering Conference Centre

Ofcom - Some progress on Subtitles but Further Progress Needed

Report shows that subtitling by main TV channels has some way to go

Deaf Hub's Wellbeing Event 11th July

Providing a range of useful information to help you get and stay healthy

SLFirst Announces Deaf Sporting Ambassadors

Ambitious to compete at an elite level in mainstream sport, our sporting ambassadors prove what can be achieved

Leading and Pushing for Change, Braam Jordaan's Representation Promises Great Things

Young, vibrant and energetic, pushing for change for Deaf people has fast become a matter of principle

Is an Attitude of Tokenism to Deaf Awareness Better Than Nothing At All

A minimalist attitude to training in deafness has the potential to do more harm than good

For Mainstream Deaf Cyclist Tom Smith, the Competitive Season Finally Gets Underway

Following injury, Tom Smith is back in the saddle and pursuing a professional career in mainstream competition

Great Britain Deaf Football Take Creditable Third Spot

Just missing out on a place in the final, the GB Team should be proud of their bronze medal achievement

Bus Drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs

NHS England Strive for New Standards for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patients

Compliance with the new standards will give effective access to information that has previously been denied to the deaf community

A New Me - Spirited, Adventurous And Going For It!

Re-discovering herself, Natasha, equipped with her new Cochlear Implant, travelled to North Wales for a Women Climb weekend, and had a great time

Deaf and hard of hearing people call for more accessible activities in new research

Research by UK Deaf Sport provides a platform to improve sports access to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across the UK

Privately owned Deaf-led business continues to set high standards

20 years old, Deaf Friendly Business Solutions delivers high quality programmes excelling in Deaf Friendly training

Light at the end of the tunnel for a Deaf Friendly 999 system?

This week's report by Professor Stewart captures many of the issues the Deaf community have been arguing for, for years.

Severe Litigation Might Lead to Changed Attitude in Teaching of Deaf Children

Deaf student is awarded significant costs by a school district who let him down

A Helping Hand

Unity used to be our strength, but is a more competitive attitude beating it out

Who Fights To Get To The Mirror In Your House?

And to think men have been taking the mickey out of women for years for spending too long in front of the mirror

Cochlear Implants, Confidence and New Experiences

Excluded through people's ignorance and lack of interest in deafness growing up, I'm now determined to make the most of new opportunities

Over half of disabled jobseekers find application stage challenging

Mirroring the experience of many deaf applicants, research identifies the barriers Deaf people face in the jobs market

Next Gen Text service wins disability award

BT's NGT service has been recognised by the London Business Disability Forum for their work on improving communication.

Deaf Community Given No Consideration by Met Police Commissioner's Recruitment Policy

Understanding that communities have different needs from its police force, the Met Police demonstrates ignorance to the needs of Deaf people

At the start of another year of teaching BSL, motivations to learn seems to be changing

Learning BSL is not just about getting a job for some, it is about wanting to chat to Deaf people

Bravo RSC in Setting New Standards of BSL Integration into Stage Plays!

For the first time ever, the Royal Shakespeare Company offer fully inclusive play to Deaf BSL audience in Stratford

The Battle is on for Deaf and HoH Children to Prove Their Passion for Reading

Entry for the 2015 Battle of the Books competition opens at Gallaudet University.

Should Deaf Equality Really be so Limited in Scope

People with a commercial interest often sacrifice true Deaf Equality for personal influence or financial gain

Upcoming Deaf Accessible Events at the Science Museum, London

Lots of free BSL interpreted and accessible programmes for deaf adults, children and their families

Deaf Got Talent event to raise money for charity

Comedian John Smith takes to the stage to help raise funds for Demelza

Visually stimulating, the Vatican City is a must visit destination

Strolling around, going at your own pace, there is plenty of information on offer

Should we be bothered with BSL linguistics

Concentrating on the rules, there are numerous examples of inaccurate signs every day

Deafism - the Hidden and Never Talked About Discrimination

Daily discrimination is a common experience for many Deaf people in their work and private lives

Cutty Sark Tours in British Sign Language (BSL)

Extending their accessible programmes, a tour of this great clipper is available in a BSL guided tour

How a Vitamin D deficiency really affects your life

Working indoors and with a diet light on Vitamin D, you might not realise the effect on your body

When in Rome...

Natasha Hirst shares some more thoughts on her time in Italy - here, telling us all about wonders of Rome.

Deaf Unity’s National Lottery Funded, 'Motivating and Inspiring Young Deaf Learner's Project'

Addressing the academic needs of Deaf students, a mentoring programme is being developed

Achieving In The Mainstream Is Not Out Of Reach For Deaf Cyclist

An ambitious road racing cyclist, Sol Warwick has high hopes of a successful professional sporting career

Commitment and Tenacity Supporting Uganda National Association of the Deaf

Florence Nightingale Mukasa puts heart and soul into working for Deaf people in Uganda

The Patrician Press Short Story and Poetry Prize

Open to anyone aged 16 or over, the publishers encourage writers with disabilities to take part

Will you get the full state pension? Know what's changed?

Find out now before it's too late to do something about it!

Film about Deaf women in the Congo, needs our support.

Director Antonio Spanò Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Complete his Short Documentary, "Inner Me"

Deaf and Self-Employed - Tell People How to Contact you

Deaf Friendly guide to help people contact you by building your own free website!

Deaf Friendly Barbados Ensures Repeat Visits

A beautiful island with charming people, the island has much to offer deaf travellers

Deaf Travel to Iceland did not Disappoint

Pre-planned and with pre-booked excursions, Iceland provided a quite wonderful short vacation

Deaf Actress Calls for Further Access to Live Shows

With only one accessible show in a series, Deaf people are not even close to be given equal access to live performances

Deaf people still denied chance to do business through email and on-line chat

With new technology, comes better Deaf access, but too many businesses still insist on a telephone call

Preserving standards of BSL teaching is crucial

The teaching of English has not been affected by social interactions, why is BSL

Paddleboat THEATRE puts Deaf academy talent in spotlight at Exeter Phoenix

Collaboration with Deaf Academy results in Deaf accessible show

Deaf Nest Event - Together Towards Tomorrow

A Deaf accessible conference focusing on the needs of Deaf parents to be

Five star performance from PaddleBoat and Exeter Deaf Academy

Accessible Theatre provides lovely family entertainment

Subtitled BSL Film Captures Values of Old Deaf Culture

Pulled together from film footage thrown in a skip, the film is a must see for anyone who is deaf

Signworld's On-line BSL Resources Made With Learners In Mind

Designed and developed by a team with years of BSL teaching experience, Signworld is a brilliant back-up to the classroom

Whole Life Benefits From Access to Sign Language - Birth To Three

New research not only supports the benefits of signing in acquiring language skills, but finds it boosts brain power

BSL Changed The Quality Of My Life

Loss of hearing brought isolation and a break down in family communication - learning BSL has changed that.

You Think You Know British Sign Language? Think Again!

Through increased popularity of the beauty and effectiveness of signed language, ignorance rears its sorry head.