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Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, enjoying working with Pam St Clement as part of the 'Deaf for the Day' campaign.

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.

Signed and Captioned Performance at the Theatre

Theatres have taken great strides in opening up some performances to people who are deaf, here Jeff discusses some of those developments

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2012

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

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

Audiologist of the Year 2013 helps aspiring solicitor

Lou Ferrigno - Shaping Up to Play the Hulk

Lou Ferrigno became Deaf early in his life, he went on to carve a great body building and acting career

Help for Deaf Learner Drivers

Xmas special offer on the BSL Theory Test Guide for learner drivers

Restaurant Offers Deaf Friendly Service

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

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

Ace Cafe

The world renowned Ace Cafe in London has attracted a wide range of visitors from around the world.

Coriolanus at the Donmar Warehouse: Captioning Brings People Together

Captioned performances at the theatre make a huge difference to Deaf and Hard of Hearing audiences

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

Henry V at the Noel Coward Theatre: Once More Unto the Breach!

Richard and Joanna Turner enjoy theatre outings, and despite losing his hearing, captioned performances still allow them both to enjoy it

Leicester Deaf Golf Open

A deaf golf competition, evening entertainment from comedian John Smith and a dance on the 13th June 2014 at Hinckley Golf Club

Your Chance to Nominate for Audiologist of the Year

Audiologist of the Year is now in its’ seventh year and celebrates hearing professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty

Dog Tails

Cruiser, a chocolate Labrador go to school to help children with their reading and confidence

Making A Difference Through Hearing Therapy

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

Crufts and Deaf Accessibility

Crufts is hugely popular and watched by millions of people but is it deaf friendly

King Lear at the National Theatre: An Accessible Family Affair

The National Theatre and Stagetext teamed up to provide a captioned performance of King Lear

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

Sinking Sands

Seriously injured during a theatre performance, getting involved in a production again took a lot of courage

NDCS Listening Bus Visit to Machynys Golf Club

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

7th World Deaf Squash

Taking place on Monday 6th - Sunday 12th October 2014 in Ede, Holland

Cochlear Implants used to Deliver Gene Therapy

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

Sign or Text for Theatre?

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

The NHS Hearing Aid Crisis

With the Government considering cutting NHS provided services to deaf people, community infighting prevents a united voice!

Tennis Foundation announces Dresse & Maere Cup tennis team

Deaf Tennis players announced for the world team championships in the USA

WFD calls for better education for the world's deaf youngsters

Braam Jordaan reaffirms a deaf child's right to be taught in sign language at international conference.

Deaf Awareness vs Deaf Equality

Deaf for a day John Barrowman raising awareness of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

Talking About Child Protection

Research aiming to improve support in deaf child protection cases

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

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

Bringing Parity to the Theatre Experience for Deaf Audiences

Launched in 2000, STAGETEXT provide captioned performances for theatre shows and other arts programmes

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

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.

Trafford General Hospital Audiologist Wins National Award

NHS Audiologist picks up the prestigious prize of Audiologist of the Year

Nottingham to play host to inaugural World Deaf Tennis Championships in 2015

Championships will see Deaf tennis players from around the world compete for world crown

UK Deaf Sport Fighting Tooth and Nail for Deaf Sport

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

International Support for Exeter Deaf Academy's New Build Project

The first UK Charity to win a Graham-Pelting Consulting funding award

Deaf Canoeist Making a Splash in Mainstream Competition

Retiring from International Competition, Matthew Sykes has a lot to be proud of

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

RSC Stage First Performance With BSL

Royal Shakespeare Company get set to host its first semi-integrated Sign Language Performance.

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


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.

Education System Suppresses Deaf Achievement

Communication barriers in school deny deaf children equality of learning

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

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

miDrive app will help deaf youngsters pass their driving test

Mobile phone app puts information about the driving test at the finger tips of Deaf youngsters

Braam Jordaan, Instrumental Deaf Film Producer and Human Rights Ambassador

Born Deaf to Deaf parents, Braam is a wonderful Deaf success story

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

Charlie Chaplin - Film Industry Pioneer and Deaf Influenced?

Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances

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


If you have the benefit of a wonderful audiologist why not nominate them

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

Gritty and Provacative The Tribe Stirs Strong Emotions

Watching with Deaf friends, the use of Ukrainian Sign Language proved to be no barrier at all


Had great service from your Audiologist, this is one way to say thank-you

HRH The Princess Royal attends Hearing Link reception at Tower of London

The event was an opportunity to showcase the work of the organisation and recognise the efforts of everyone involved

Bus Drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs

Tour De France High Flyer Geraint Thomas Talks Bike Safety

With cycling ever more popular in the UK, making sure you are insured takes some of the pain out of having a bike stolen

The Winter's Tale with BSL Interpretation

Performed by the Taking Flight Theatre Company, the performance was designed with deaf people in mind

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

Five Brits earn early singles wins at World Deaf Tennis Championships

Showing great fighting qualities, the first round proved successful for home grown talent

Quarter-finalists decided at World Deaf Tennis Championships

Attracting deaf tennis stars from 20 countries, the early rounds have been competitive

Deaf Friendly Tennis Event Seeks to Attract new Deaf talent

Hosting a fun and informative day, deaf youngsters will have left Nottingham inspired by the opportunities that exist within Deaf tennis

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

Cochlear Implants, Music and A Day Out at The Big Cwtch

After a lot of hard work and training, music is once again something to be enjoyed

The life of a theatre interpreter

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

Deaf-Friendly Days Out

With the arts increasingly accessible, a few ideas for enjoying a day out

UK Audiologist of the Year turns Rehabilitation into an Adventure not a Task

Southampton based audiologist receives heartfelt feedback from one of her patients

Deaf Got Talent event to raise money for charity

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

Shadow Sign Exhibition in Doncaster

Deaf students and families from Doncaster have created an exhibition of filmed shadow theatre performances created using BSL.

Deaf Brit Working to Empower Deaf Jordanian Communities

Ambitious to make a difference, Paul Scott has developed programmes in Jordan that are really making a difference

Introducing a Hearing Dog to the home

Adding value to the household, hearing dogs also support independence

Commitment and Tenacity Supporting Uganda National Association of the Deaf

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

Born Deaf and fighting for a chance in Cameroon?

Thelma thrives in a Deaf School but fees leave her education in doubt

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

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

Deaf visit to Iceland to take in the Northern Lights

A wonderful visual experience, some of the tours were top notch experiences

Interested in Space: Free BSL Interpreted tour at London's Science Museum

Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age takes place on Wednesday 27th January.

Paddleboat THEATRE puts Deaf academy talent in spotlight at Exeter Phoenix

Collaboration with Deaf Academy results in Deaf accessible show

Five star performance from PaddleBoat and Exeter Deaf Academy

Accessible Theatre provides lovely family entertainment