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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
SL First reflects of the GB Team's involvement in the Deaflympics 2013
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!
SL First's Money Saving Tips
A Paralympian, Karen Lewis-Archer epitomises what the "You can do it" mentality is all about.
A regular column about issues related to British Sign Language
The Welsh Assembly Government have introduced new national standards for communication for people with sensory loss using NHS services
Saving money by adopting a green approach to your household spend
Gerry Hughes successfully circumnavigated the world in one of the most remarkable feats of achievement by any Deaf man in history
Type 2 Diabetes is on the rise, but some good eating habits and regular exercise can reduce your risk
The modern day lifestyle is largely sedentary, so exercise is more important now than ever
SL First's regular feature with more money saving tips
Money saving tips using a green approach
Paula Craig was the first woman to compete in the London Marathon as a runner and wheelchair athlete. Read her story here.
Deaf travellers Heather and Tammy visited Tokyo. This is what they made of it
Wendy sets out some advice to readers who have written in asking for help
A brief introduction to Lip-Speaking
A Winter break in Nice is the perfect fillip to recharge those batteries
Tessa Padden from Signworld visited Iran and here she describes her experience
Up-skilling staff with deaf awareness and basic BSL improves customer services
Veteran Paralympian John Harris provides inspiration to groups across the UK, here we find out a little more about his story
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
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
Deaf from birth, Michael Hubbs is a US speed skater working tirelessly to make the Olympic Team
Against an agonising background, the highly professional Tom Smith shows his metal
SLFirst reviews the world's first silent alarm vibrating wristband - the ZBand
A deaf friendly assessment visit to Dudley Zoo
Bridgend County Council are taking steps to becoming more and more deaf friendly
Press Release about the upcoming Signature Awards
Deaf Arts Festival in London
Advances in technology are quickly changing the face of banking.
Audiologist of the Year 2013 helps aspiring solicitor
Under good leadership and clear direction Gloucester Deaf Association offers a range of services
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
In bygone years dads used to know how to make a kite with their children. We thought we would show you how
Following a legal challenge against the closure of Independent Living Fund, the Government need to re-think their plans
Even today some employers think its ok to discriminate.
Sharing videos with friends and family around the world is easy on YouTube.
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.
South African writer Gaynor Young explains why 'Movember' can be problematic
Insight 2 Drive is a new driving school operating in South Liverpool and providing deaf friendly tuition
Voice biometrics are about to be introduced but what will that mean for Deaf and Hard of Hearing customers
University students design website to host details of deaf friendly businesses in one place
SLFirst reviews the Fitbit Flex wristband that helps you get more active
Pantomime has a long and traditional history, but remains hugely popular.
A Deaf family man, Adam decided to give MMA cage fighting a go, he hasn't looked back since
Kate Evans- Tips and Hints to take some wonderful Winter photos
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.
The arrangements behind the BSL/English interpretation during the 2012 Paralympics and the Mandela Memorial could not be more stark
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!
This is one way to make elderly loved are not overly exposed to the dangers of cold weather
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
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.
When deaf people are involved in a car crash, we expect more from our emergency services in respect of help and understanding
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
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!
The Atulyakala programme aims to bring deaf people in India with artistic talent the opportunity to flourish
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?
Using improvements in technology, Rita's on the River improves communication with deaf customers
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
Fed up of using the phone for customer support and make enquiries - we have a quick look at online 'live chat' facilities.
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
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!
Windows 10 has launched around the globe - it's also available completely free for limited time!
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
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
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 provide a significant number of sporting opportunities and runs the deaf mens and women's football teams
National charity teams up with CBeebies and Remark Media to launch 2014’s prestigious Signature deaf and deafblind awards
Chocolate Valentine Cupcakes - they will look good and taste good
Seasons provide different opportunities for keen photographers and here Dafydd talks about Spring
A deaf golf competition, evening entertainment from comedian John Smith and a dance on the 13th June 2014 at Hinckley Golf Club
An introductory guide to fitness and some simple exercises by personal trainer Andie Vowles
Public awareness of the new Standards will improve through information cards being made available
England Deaf Golf are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Baker as Captain of Ellesmere Port Golf Club
Finding difficulty in wearing my favourite clothes, I decided on a tough fitness programme, but early signs are wonderful
Deaf, Lynda Lewis stars in BBC 2's Great British Sewing Bee that is first aired on 18th February 2014
England Deaf Golfer Peter Baker becomes the first ever deaf golf Captain
Getting older and becoming deaf poses lots of new challenges, but who is there to give advice
Deafblind since the age of 9, James Clarke is undertaking a remarkable feat
Audiologist of the Year is now in its’ seventh year and celebrates hearing professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty
One of the brightest British sports prospects, Danielle hopes for more recognition for deaf sport
Lynda Lewis made an occasion out of her first appearance on the GB Sewing Bee
Celebrate St David's Day in style. Perfect for making with the children
With under half of deaf students achieving 5 A*-C GCSEs, options for higher education becomes limited
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
Sarah O'Dowd enjoys painting and does not believe deafness should prevent anyone achieving their dreams.
Pancakes are so easy and fast to make, they taste great and kids can have a great time trying to toss them!
Midlands based Deaf wrestler Sean Midnight takes the Champions crown after a successful trip to Japan and the Philippines
The hugely successful DSPY event is being held at the Ricoh Arena 29th November. Celebrating deaf achievement it is a must attend event
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!
With three race weekends behind him, deaf kart racer Bas Lammers looks forward to a successful season
Deaf Teaching Assistant by day, Sewing Bee star by evening, Lynda Lewis is showing what deaf people can achieve
The event is an opportunity to promote services to deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and Deafblind people living in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent
SignHealth's 'Sick Of It' Report identifies significant problems in Deaf patients being properly diagnosed
New app for smartphones can listen to your surroundings and alert you to alarms or other noises.
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
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.
How to make a lasagne quickly and with little fuss
Children of Deaf Parents are often the forgotten group when it comes to accessing the support their parents cannot provide.
An easy to follow recipe to make Easter Cupcakes
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
Taking place on Monday 6th - Sunday 12th October 2014 in Ede, Holland
A free event organised by the Wallace Collection with lip-speakers
Over the years the absence of deaf friendly church services has been the cause of many tears
Defending champions head entry for National Tennis Championships for the Deaf
With a Mauritian heritage Shelina tells us about her culinary favourites
Viki and Marlee Matlin become partnership champions for complete and accurate closed captions for online TV
Deaf Basketball Sessions every week with Qualified Coach and Interpreter support
The British Deaf Football Cup has been contested since 1959 and this year saw Belfast regain the trophy
TV Gardening Celebrity Alan Titchmarsh tells us about his love of writing as well as his green figured exploits
Being a Deaf sign language user in a Hearing Family can be extremely isolating
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
New research shows majority of British people have no security on their smartphones, we take a look at how to enable some.
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
A quick 'how to' guide on getting your phone or tablet to speak
Round 3 of the Bambino Kart Tour took place at Shenington in Gloucestershire
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
Incoming Costa Rica President commits to sign language interpretation of his events
The 16th Gumball Rally will see competitors try and get their vehicles from Miami to Ibiza
The EDF Plate Final was contested between Bristol and Black Country Deaf Football Clubs on Saturday 24th May
Delegates from DEAFvibe have been invited to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 10th June 2014
Hollyoaks Star Rachel Shenton on her work acting and promoting deaf awareness
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
Deafinitely Theatre's signed production of Shakespeare's - A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Globe Theatre
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!
UK Deaf Cycling's Tom Smith to ride in the Tour de Formosa
Minister seeks to reassure deaf community over Access to Work concerns
Deaf Tennis players announced for the world team championships in the USA
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.
Medicine used to make us wee, make help with Tinnitus
Meet the team for the Deaf European Swimming Championships
Deaf Diabetes UK seeking to put deaf people in the picture
Becoming deaf later in life, having Cochlear Implants is still a big decision
The BrailleNote Apex device is helping Deafblind people to communicate with the world around them
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
Generous Deaf gymnast champion runs for charity and supports deaf life
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
6 year old deaf kart racer Caleb McDuff has been rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in motor sport
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
A group of deaf women from Ireland have made history by completing a cross channel swim that began at the top of a mountain.
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
With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, the world's best deaf sports stars have to look on
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
Local breastfeeding group arrange deaf friendly information event
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
This is the first Deaf FootGolf tournament held in the UK
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
Sport England and NDCS seek to improve Deaf access to swimming
GB Deaf Swimming punch above their funding weight to make their mark in Europe
Department of Health finally wakes up to the communication needs of deaf patients
One of five entrants in the final William will be jetting off to LA if he wins the competition
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
The decisions on deaf education by this head teacher, other educationalists, policy makers and the political elite is life-limiting on these deaf youngsters.
NDCS identifies gaps in audiology services when it comes to dealing with deaf children
How Yorkshire couple, Angie and Richard Aspinall overcame public sector job cuts and sudden deafness to start their own photography and journalism business
Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Lip Reading or Sign Language, if you're Deaf it's all about choice
Internet Shopping habits could be costing you money. Research shows us how to make us savings
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
Loneliness affects many elderly people, but golf provides the opportunity for companionship, exercise and well-being
At 18 Deaf golfing champion Paul Waring is taking the golfing scene by storm
Loneliness affects many elderly people, but golf provides the opportunity for companionship, exercise and well-being
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
Signing golf professional Paul Aitkens opens the golfing door to hordes of deaf and disabled people
Good discipline around the use of electrical appliances can save you a lot of money
Staffordshire Charity DEAFvibe set up monthly meetings for people with tinnitus
Deaf Friendly coffee morning at the Bridgend Branch of the Principality, inviting Deaf people to chat over a coffee and a cake
Telephone options slowly moving towards parity for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people
Developing strategic partnerships, the work of UK Deaf Sport promises widespread positive outcomes
New technology opens the door to video interviewing of BSL/English interpreters or translators
The first UK Charity to win a Graham-Pelting Consulting funding award
Overzealous action to spelling mistakes in job applications shows ignorance of equal opportunities
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
Snapping away during Winter is as much fun as any other time of year
A Deaf persons thoughts on counseling services.
A 16 year old Deaf boy provides some tips on how to deal with bullies.
After 2 years competing in Belgium, Tom Smith returns to cycling on the roads of Britain
With staff learning BSL, the Principality wanted to go one step further to support deaf people in Wales
Now Hard of Hearing, Ernie reflects on his time growing up during the war
Microsoft opening access to their Kinect / Sign language research project
Teachers for the Deaf try to banish Sign Language in Mainstream Schools, denying deaf children a choice later in life
Improved SEND school inspection process should drive up standards and hold local authorities to account
Recognising the need for specific communication, PLODs are bridging the gap
Sharing a little deaf awareness on the 12 days leading up to Christmas
Deaf Children Treated to Inspirational Art Event
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
What will you be seeking to change about your life when you set out confidently into 2015
Making his return to British Competition Deaflymics star joins ambitious racing team
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
Show your love on Valentine's Day by checking a loved ones moles - it might prove life changing
Raising the Bar was developed by NDCS to make dance and music more accessible for the 45,000 deaf children and young people in the UK.
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.
With Deaf Friendly entertainment difficult to come by, captions ensured everyone could enjoy the show
Facebook has opened up an on-line community for Deaf people to get involved and to help others
When hearing turns to deafness, the world is suddenly a very different place
Communication barriers in school deny deaf children equality of learning
Studying for her PhD at Nottingham University, Sarah's research should aid understanding of the issues involved
A seasoned golf Pro, Kevin Hall is still hoping to be the first deaf competitor on the PGA Tour
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
A brilliant annual event for Deaf over 50's, activities and good company add to people's enjoyment
Reflecting on his own deafness, Tony Stoyles now embraces being deaf
With Spring around the corner, SLFirst provides seasonal advice to get started early in the garden
Inclusive Sports Day for children and adults with a disability
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
In heralding hopes for the future, IWD is a good time to look back to get inspiration for the fights ahead
Following a period of radical decision making and disarray, Disability Minister gives an update
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
Deaf man was denied disability living allowance despite needing constant assistance.
Information about preventing Cancer is critical, but it is often denied to the Deaf community
A spectacle for Deaf communities around the world, Deaflympics available on-line in the UK
Deaf and can swim 100 metres, come along to this swimming gala
Mobile phone app puts information about the driving test at the finger tips of Deaf youngsters
Seeking to respond to the sensory needs of its customers Barclays introduce new programme
Deaf History Scotland & British Deaf History Society are proud to host the 9th Deaf History International Conference - “Deaf Sporting Heritage”.
Learning to ride proved to be great fun and deaf friendly
Stevel Prakel is seeking reimbursement of interpreter costs and damages
Launching a Deaf run pizza restaurant - Mozzeria in San Francisco - the Stein's appeal to hearing and deaf guests
Securing sponsorship from Wix Racing, Trusted Car Parts and Millers Oils, Karting just got a lot more serious
State of the art hearing aids and cochlear implants might not translate to mainstream achievements
Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances
Born profoundly Deaf, Noelle Simmons' zest for life is an inspiration
With the general election around the corner, here's a brief independent view of what it's all about
Described as disturbing, brutal and brilliant, The Tribe rocket launches career of Deaf actress Yana Novikova
Set out in a more visual way, this chart tells you what each party is about
If you have the benefit of a wonderful audiologist why not nominate them
Using standard tests websites of all political parties are found to be inaccessible to disabled people
Totally reliant on the experts around us, is the advice and guidance as accurate as we need it to be
Mis-reading Australian Sign Language triggers offensive and ignorant derision
Taking place in the second round of the MSA Bambino Championship, Caleb drives with maturity and improved speed
Recognising the barriers Deaf people face, the Hawaii Government force cinemas to offer captioned films
Enjoy motorcycling - meet friends old and new at the Deaf Bikers Rally in Great Yarmouth
Some hearing aids now have apps that are compatible with the new Apple Watch
Proud of my regional signing identity, it is for the Deaf Community to decide if regional variation and linguistic rules should be dropped
Fundraising BBQ to be held at end of August
If recruiters don't understand the issues involved with disabled recruitment isn't this leading to discriminatory practices
Action on Hearing Loss Cymru Excellence Awards recognised the work of a small number of organisations to become more deaf friendly
Simple coaching tips can improve accessibility to deaf Children
A new app invented by a 17 year old Polish boy has found some unplanned users in the Deaf Community.
Watching with Deaf friends, the use of Ukrainian Sign Language proved to be no barrier at all
James Clarke, Deafblind marathon runner, shares his thoughts about the 'hidden' sugar in foods.
Deaf Hub Offering the best of Deaf Comedy at the Kettering Conference Centre
Providing a range of useful information to help you get and stay healthy
Is overly complex human intelligence and strength of opinion stopping us from solving some of the most basic of problems
Ambitious to compete at an elite level in mainstream sport, our sporting ambassadors prove what can be achieved
Given life-limiting potential because of deafness, this Doctor proves how wrong the 'experts' can be.
Allowing people to record video messages of up to 5 minutes, Glide is deaf-friendly and perfect for sign language users
Young, vibrant and energetic, pushing for change for Deaf people has fast become a matter of principle
SL First takes a quick look at some interesting apps you might like
Had great service from your Audiologist, this is one way to say thank-you
A minimalist attitude to training in deafness has the potential to do more harm than good
Often advised to pursue only oralism, research recommends deaf children get early access to a bilingual approach
30 years of research has consistently shown the benefits and finally some educators seem to be listening
Parents and supporters take action to ensure their deaf children access education that has been designed with deaf children in mind
Two big companies have hit the headlines recently by introducing new ways for Deaf, BSL-using customers to contact them in their preferred language.
The event was an opportunity to showcase the work of the organisation and recognise the efforts of everyone involved
Able to reserve on line and make choices through a touch screen pad, Inamo looks very deaf friendly
Taking place in the third round of the MSA Bambino Championship, Caleb's progress continues apace
Following injury, Tom Smith is back in the saddle and pursuing a professional career in mainstream competition
Just missing out on a place in the final, the GB Team should be proud of their bronze medal achievement
Exciting, thrilling and even enjoyable, communication was effective because of a good attitude
Compliance with the new standards will give effective access to information that has previously been denied to the deaf community
Up and coming Deaf Tennis star looks to inspire deaf youngsters
Research by UK Deaf Sport provides a platform to improve sports access to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across the UK
With cycling ever more popular in the UK, making sure you are insured takes some of the pain out of having a bike stolen
Sharing information to Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bedford extends to visits from the Italians behind the Pedius app
20 years old, Deaf Friendly Business Solutions delivers high quality programmes excelling in Deaf Friendly training
This week's report by Professor Stewart captures many of the issues the Deaf community have been arguing for, for years.
Deaf student is awarded significant costs by a school district who let him down
Unity used to be our strength, but is a more competitive attitude beating it out
Performed by the Taking Flight Theatre Company, the performance was designed with deaf people in mind
Apple's new contactless payment system has now launched here in the UK. Here's what you need to know.
Visually stimulating, the World Championships will be fantastic to watch
Young, sporty and determined, Andrea Hovstein Hjellegjerde achieves the ultimate in golf - twice!
Knowing and understanding how your children are using their smartphones is important for parents
And to think men have been taking the mickey out of women for years for spending too long in front of the mirror
Mirroring the experience of many deaf applicants, research identifies the barriers Deaf people face in the jobs market
With the quarter finals completed, the best Deaf tennis players in the world are in sight of the first ever world titles
Hosting a fun and informative day, deaf youngsters will have left Nottingham inspired by the opportunities that exist within Deaf tennis
A wonderful week of tennis was wrapped up with singles and doubles finals
World Deaf Tennis Championship organised and managed with high levels of professional competence
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
SL First brings you the Top 10 apps that we think are most useful for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people
For the first time ever, the Royal Shakespeare Company offer fully inclusive play to Deaf BSL audience in Stratford
Entry for the 2015 Battle of the Books competition opens at Gallaudet University.
With different levels of Deaf access throughout, the visiting experience itself shows how accessibility is changing
People with a commercial interest often sacrifice true Deaf Equality for personal influence or financial gain
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
Designed to encourage conversations with Deaf people, Deaf children loved the highly visual design highlighting their language
'Deaf-Friendly by Design', American construction company DePaul show what is possible when proper consideration is made
Strolling around, going at your own pace, there is plenty of information on offer
Survey puts a whole new focus on why people might drive badly
Concentrating on the rules, there are numerous examples of inaccurate signs every day
Adding value to the household, hearing dogs also support independence
Daily discrimination is a common experience for many Deaf people in their work and private lives
Being able to easily compare prices will lead you to pay the lowest prices around
Working indoors and with a diet light on Vitamin D, you might not realise the effect on your body
If you love Doc Martin, you should enjoy this interview with Martin Clunes
Addressing the academic needs of Deaf students, a mentoring programme is being developed
An ambitious road racing cyclist, Sol Warwick has high hopes of a successful professional sporting career
Florence Nightingale Mukasa puts heart and soul into working for Deaf people in Uganda
Galaxy's research shows that acts of kindness really do matter
With the American-like trend for Christmas lighting expanding, it's important to know how to do it safely
Open to anyone aged 16 or over, the publishers encourage writers with disabilities to take part
Find out now before it's too late to do something about it!
Director Antonio Spanò Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Complete his Short Documentary, "Inner Me"
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
Made job ready at Margate Deaf School - 94 years old Dennis Harris was taught skills that served him well through adult life
Just 18, Grace O'Brien is made of wonderfully caring stuff.
Inclusive panto circus taking place on the 12th January
A wonderful visual experience, some of the tours were top notch experiences
With only one accessible show in a series, Deaf people are not even close to be given equal access to live performances
Becoming Deaf has brought loneliness to family get togethers, even though I am amongst loved ones
Event seeks to outline the support available to Deaf BME people
SOMA video-chat app is taking Deaf community by storm!
Fantastic opportunity for Deaf families to enjoy an accessible tour and activities
Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age takes place on Wednesday 27th January.
With new technology, comes better Deaf access, but too many businesses still insist on a telephone call
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
Leading to poor socioeconomic outcomes for Deaf people, education in Kenya relies almost entirely on the oral method of teaching
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
Shared aspirations and with a programme of action in mind.
Thanks to Public Health Wales BSL accessible information about the free flu vaccine is newly available to Deaf people for the first time
Loss of hearing brought isolation and a break down in family communication - learning BSL has changed that.