Tony Evans: Would a BSL GCSE solve the problems Deaf children face in education?

By Editor I’m fascinated by the support given to the introduction of a British Sign Language GCSE. Has anyone thought about what […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Matt Lannigan: How my local ice hockey team Whitley Bay Sharks gave me a start in the game

By Editor At weekends, we post the most popular articles from our archive. I became interested in Ice Hockey in early 2015 […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Charlie Swinbourne: 10 things that only happen to deaf people in films (and not in real life)

By Editor At weekends, we post the most popular articles from our archive. Deaf characters who appear in films and TV series often […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Watch: How a Deaf Syrian father is learning BSL in Britain

By Editor In this video from the Independent, posted on Facebook, we see the story of a Deaf Syrian father, who has […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Sarah Sharrock: My passion for swimming

By Editor Swimming is the sport and pastime that is drilled into many of us as children. We have lessons as part […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Emma Lipton: The dark side of freelance freedom for interpreters

By Editor So Tuesday was World Mental Heath day and this year’s theme is “mental health in the workplace”. Huh, I thought, […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Toby Burton: How Deaf people can break the glass ceiling

By Editor ‘You can’t be a journalist’, said my school teacher during one lesson on career choices. ‘You can’t communicate, so there’s […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Lynsey Neilson: Why I chose to lose my hearing when I was 21 years old

By Editor -So you were born like that? -what? -you were born deaf? My hearing impairment always makes itself known at inopportune […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Meet: Jenny Sealey, director of Reasons to be Cheerful, at West Yorkshire Playhouse this week

By Editor Graeae Theatre Company’s Reasons to be Cheerful will be at West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Quarry Theatre from Tuesday 10th October – […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Emily Howlett: It’d be great if more people could stop and think: “maybe she’s deaf”

By Editor You guys. I have been out on the road again. ‘Acting’. Guess what? Something has annoyed me. Yep. Again. Now, […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken