Deaf Learner Spotlight: From the UAE to USA – studying overseas – Zayed Hamad Al Tamimi

By Deaf Unity We have the pleasure of introducing a friend of Deaf Unity – Zayed Hamad Altamimi – who wanted to share his experience of being a Deaf Learner in the USA. Originally from the UAE, Zayed […] …read more Via:: Deaf Unity       

Ahmed Khalifa: Subtitles please – comic book characters are impossible to lipread

By Editor Ever since I was a child, I have been defiant and keep insisting that I should go to the cinema […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Juliet England: Proms with a hearing loss

By Editor Ah, the Proms. The great British music festival that’s been going since 1895, and that’s looked on with envy around […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Watch: BSL video from the Grenfell Tower Community Monitoring Project

By Editor A BSL video has been released by the Grenfell Tower Community Monitoring Project, informing Deaf BSL users from the area […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Deafblind signers gain access to VRS service in BSL in Scotland

By Editor ContactSCOTLAND-BSL, Scotland’s nationally funded online British Sign Language/English interpreting video relay service (VRS), delivered by Sign Language Interactions on behalf […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Rebecca-Anne Withey: When did others decide they know what’s best for Deaf people?

By Editor It’s a funny old world we live in. Just when I think everything is going smoothly – Access to Work […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Deaf children’s services to be debated by MPs in Parliament

By Editor MPs are set to discuss deaf children’s services in Parliament in two weeks time, after a Labour politician successfully secured […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

Juliet England: The testing hearing test

By Editor I arrive at the hospital early. Someone after whom I am hankering ridiculously, against hope, reason and expectation, works here, […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken       

The brain uses its 'autocorrect' feature to make out sounds

New research in spoken word recognition shows how the human brain uses an ‘autocorrect’ function to distinguish between ambiguous sounds. …read more Via:: Medical News Today       

Ai-Media: 7 Things Deaf People Want You To Know

By Editor This was originally posted on Ai-Media’s site here, and is shared by kind permission. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people often experience […] …read more Via:: The Limping Chicken