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Listen Up

Listen Up is a Visit England initiative to to improve accessibility in businesses

Sensory Awareness Day at Dudley Zoo

A deaf friendly assessment visit to Dudley Zoo

Signature Awards - 1 month to go

Press Release about the upcoming Signature Awards

Attitude Makes the Difference

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

When it's Good to Fight

Louis Long is a Deaf wrestler in the USA fighting his way towards professional status.

Deaf Man fails to get the support he needs following accident

When deaf people are involved in a car crash, we expect more from our emergency services in respect of help and understanding

Disappointing Doctor

All Wales Standards for Communication with patients with sensory loss, seems to have bypassed my doctor's surgery

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!

Find your family’s heroes with free access to an on-line database

Remembrance weekend access to an on-line data base to research family history

Signature 2014 Awards Press Release

National charity teams up with CBeebies and Remark Media to launch 2014’s prestigious Signature deaf and deafblind awards

Backing the new Healthcare Standards for people with a Sensory Loss

Public awareness of the new Standards will improve through information cards being made available

My Music (with digressions) and Hearing Loss

Becoming Hard of Hearing later in life has all sorts of implications, the inability to enjoy music being one of them

Making A Difference Through Hearing Therapy

Hearing Therapist Nicola George brings an approach to her work that really defines public service!

A 'Smart Ear' for warnings

New app for smartphones can listen to your surroundings and alert you to alarms or other noises.

Words and moments to mark Deaf Awareness Week

UK Charity Hearing Link, announce their plans to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week

DEAFvibe awarded Queen's Award

Delegates from DEAFvibe have been invited to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 10th June 2014

Sky a Leading Light in Ignorant Decision Making

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

Get in the loop & support Hearing Loop Awareness Week

Hearing Link raise awareness of hearing loops

Wonderful dad ensures Deaf Friendly activities for his daughter

Andre Ferguson launches Meaka Bears to fill the gap in local deaf services

College Trip to a Show in London

Isolating deaf students cab be one of the impacts of a lack of deaf awareness within a college setting

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.

Valuing Our Veterans - David Hogan

90 years old David Hogan recalls his involvement in the D-Day landings

Royal Seal of Approval for DEAFvibe

Having been recognised for their voluntary service, DEAFvibe group enjoy tea with the Royal family

Value Our Veterans

DDay70 brought pomp and ceremony for our veterans, SLFirst would like to see that VIP consideration all year round.

International Deaf Awareness Week Used as Springboard for Deaf Services

The Kenya National Association of the Deaf has developed plans that could be life changing for the deaf community

National Lipreading Awareness Week - What do you know?

Hearing Link promote on-line lipreading test to raise awareness

England Deaf Golfing Champ to appear on Transworld Sport

At 18 Deaf golfing champion Paul Waring is taking the golfing scene by storm

Principality's BSL Week Raises Awareness

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

WWII Memories as a Young Lad

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

Setting High Standards of Deaf Awareness Within Public Service

Setting up the country's first PLOD, Sgt Barham leads the way on deaf friendly communication

Barriers to Deaf Involvement in Sport - PhD Research

Studying for her PhD at Nottingham University, Sarah's research should aid understanding of the issues involved

Integrating BSL into our Social Care Course

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

Turning A Deaf Ear Should Mean Greater Awareness

Used commonly to criticise being ignored, everyone should know action is needed to prevent isolation of Deaf people

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

Mis-reading Australian Sign Language triggers offensive and ignorant derision

Top Celebrities Reveal What Makes Their Taste Buds Tingle to Help Raise Some Dough for Deaf Children

NDCS attract celebrity support for series of events promoting Deaf Awareness Week

Bridgend Council Wins Gold at Gala Dinner

Action on Hearing Loss Cymru Excellence Awards recognised the work of a small number of organisations to become more deaf friendly

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

Bus Drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs

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.

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

What businesses can do to help when it comes to deaf staff members

Making an organisation Deaf-Friendly is progressive and inclusive

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

Semi-integrated BSL show, significantly improves enjoyment of Deaf audience

Having a BSL interpreter on stage and moving around the set, is a step up in accessible live shows