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Deaflympics 2013

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

Listen Up

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

Photography The Rule of Thirds

A regular feature from Deaf photographers giving hints and tips to improve your pictures

Susy Evans deaf Olympic Torch Bearer

Susie Evans is deaf, multiple medal winner in karate and an Olympic Torch Bearer

An introduction to the Deaflympics

A brief look at the history of the Deaflympics and the upcoming 2013 Games

Ipswich Building Society launches sign language initiative to support hard of hearing customers

Up-skilling staff with deaf awareness and basic BSL improves customer services

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

Brighton University Students Design Website for Deaf People

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

History of Pantomime

Pantomime has a long and traditional history, but remains hugely popular.

Kate Evans' Photography Tips

Kate Evans- Tips and Hints to take some wonderful Winter photos

Deaf CCTV workers in Mexico

Deaf operators of CCTV in Mexico have delivered better outcomes

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

Cartooning

Cartooning has a long established history but they have their limitations for deaf topics!

Live Chats: a great alternative to phone calls!

Fed up of using the phone for customer support and make enquiries - we have a quick look at online 'live chat' facilities.

Ace Cafe

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

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

England Deaf Golf Spring Tournament 2014

The tournament is open to all Deaf and Hard of Hearing golfers and will take place on 26/27 April 2014

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

Spring Photography

Seasons provide different opportunities for keen photographers and here Dafydd talks about Spring

'Believe to be Alive' to be supported by Pope Francis

Pope Francis to support Disability Sport event in Rome

Dog Tails

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

Sean Midnight Taking a Japanese Crown

Midlands based Deaf wrestler Sean Midnight takes the Champions crown after a successful trip to Japan and the Philippines

Access to Work - My Story

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

Cochlear Implants used to Deliver Gene Therapy

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

Misuse of Hay Fever Medication Causes Misery for Millions

As Allergy Awareness Week gets underway, there are calls for hay fever sufferers to get the right medication and use it correctly

Why is legal advice so important?

Accessing deaf friendly legal advice can be problematic

So you want to be a sign language interpreter?

A Road Map for those interested in becoming a BSL/English interpreter

Automatic text to speech on your phone or tablet

A quick 'how to' guide on getting your phone or tablet to speak

Silence Racing's Caleb McDuff Continues to Progress

Round 3 of the Bambino Kart Tour took place at Shenington in Gloucestershire

The Green Light with Maximillian Cooper

The 16th Gumball Rally will see competitors try and get their vehicles from Miami to Ibiza

Inventive Bristol Win the EDF Plate Final

The EDF Plate Final was contested between Bristol and Black Country Deaf Football Clubs on Saturday 24th May

Rachel Shenton - Hollyoaks, Acting and Deafness

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

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

Access to Work - Ministerial Statement

Minister seeks to reassure deaf community over Access to Work concerns

Karter Caleb is Living the High Life

6 year old deaf kart racer Caleb McDuff has been rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in motor sport

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

BSL Tour of Folkestone Triennial

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

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

Like Football or Golf, why not play both at the same time

This is the first Deaf FootGolf tournament held in the UK

Dream to Screen Deaf Finalist - William Horsefield

One of five entrants in the final William will be jetting off to LA if he wins the competition

Against all odds

How Yorkshire couple, Angie and Richard Aspinall overcame public sector job cuts and sudden deafness to start their own photography and journalism business

John Surtees - Motor Racing Great and Hearing Loss

Hugely successful, being able to hear the engine noise leads to hearing loss

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.

Need an Interpreter or Translator - Try Before You Buy

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

International Support for Exeter Deaf Academy's New Build Project

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

Top Tips for Winter Pics

Snapping away during Winter is as much fun as any other time of year

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

Speech to Text Widely Available

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

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

Art Festivals Promotes Creative Opportunities for Deaf Children

Deaf Children Treated to Inspirational Art Event

Tom Smith joins Velosure Starley Primal Pro Cycling team for 2015

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

The Power and Wonderment of Photography

Through the eye of a camera lens, wonderful places like Paris just come alive

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

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

To Be, Or Not To be – Deaf

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

Top Tips To Get That Garden Ready To Be Enjoyed

With Spring around the corner, SLFirst provides seasonal advice to get started early in the garden

Adam Evans Steps Back Into The MMA Ring

Fighting again on 7th March 2015 at Epsom Racehorse, Deaf MMA combatant Adam aims to make his record 7-0-0

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

Disability Minister Gives an Update on ATW Progress

Following a period of radical decision making and disarray, Disability Minister gives an update

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

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”.

Simeon Hart, Campaigning to be the first Deaf BSL user MP

Standing for election representing the Green Party, the Commons needs better Deaf awareness

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

Deaf Bikers Rally 2015

Enjoy motorcycling - meet friends old and new at the Deaf Bikers Rally in Great Yarmouth

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

New Young Ambassadors for 2016 to help ensure that no child’s education is forgotten

Travelling to Kenya on a fact-finding mission to investigate progress in getting every child into school

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

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

SLFirst Announces Deaf Sporting Ambassadors

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

Dr. Philip Zazove Defies the so-called 'Experts on Deafness'

Given life-limiting potential because of deafness, this Doctor proves how wrong the 'experts' can be.

App Roundup - June 2015

SL First takes a quick look at some interesting apps you might like

Sign Language Helps all Children in Early Years Learning

30 years of research has consistently shown the benefits and finally some educators seem to be listening

Touch Screen Restaurant Looks Ideal for Deaf Diners

Able to reserve on line and make choices through a touch screen pad, Inamo looks very deaf friendly

Sponsors Help Deaf Racer Caleb McDuff Pursue His Dreams

Taking place in the third round of the MSA Bambino Championship, Caleb's progress continues apace

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

Bus Drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs

Purley deaf tennis ace Jack Clifton earns USA college tennis scholarship

Up and coming Deaf Tennis star looks to inspire deaf youngsters

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

An interview with dedicated budding tennis star Jack Clifton

Deaf from birth, Jack's access to Deaf Sport has given him wonderful experiences and a great opportunity for the future

Five Brits earn early singles wins at World Deaf Tennis Championships

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

Diabetes-related amputations are 85% avoidable

Knowledge and management of the personal risks could reduce the number of lower limb amputations

Deaf Model Making an Impact on Popular American TV Show

4th generation Deaf, Nyle DiMarco has nothing but positive thoughts about what deaf people can do

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

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

Visually stimulating, the Vatican City is a must visit destination

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

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

The Doctor is in

If you love Doc Martin, you should enjoy this interview with Martin Clunes

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

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 and Self-Employed - Tell People How to Contact you

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

RSC continues its commitment to semi-integrated BSL performances

The RSC - Making the theatre more accessible to the Deaf signing community than ever before

Deaf School that holds fond memories under threat of closure

Made job ready at Margate Deaf School - 94 years old Dennis Harris was taught skills that served him well through adult life

Kent Deaf Children's Society showing of Pinocchio joins the circus

Inclusive panto circus taking place on the 12th January

Deaf visit to Iceland to take in the Northern Lights

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

Sea Signs at the Cutty Sark - Family Fun Day

Fantastic opportunity for Deaf families to enjoy an accessible tour and activities

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

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