Disabled children are being hit the hardest by Tory cuts

November 27, 2017 admin 0

New research by the Equality and Human Rights Commission sketches a troubling portrait of how disabled people across Britain are losing out financially under the […]

The singer sent death threats from the ‘deaf community’

November 19, 2017 admin 0

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey made headlines around the world being put straight through to the finals of America’s Got Talent. But when she first took […]

Plans to integrate sign language into everyday life

October 27, 2017 admin 0

The Scottish government has announced plans to integrate the use of British Sign Language (BSL) into everyday life. Measures include removing barriers to deaf people […]

Disabled ‘losing out on jobs’ over Access to Work cap

October 24, 2017 admin 0

Disabled people are “losing out” on jobs because of a government support scheme that is “no longer fit for purpose”, campaigners say. Access to Work […]

“They took my eyes”: Deaf-blind disability campaigner has guide dog TAKEN AWAY for two days in British Airways pet passport row

September 11, 2017 admin 0

Molly Watt was “crushed and mortified’ when her black Labrador Isabella was quarantined after they landed at Heathrow Airport A deaf-blind disability campaigner had her […]

Deaf man rescued from fire by neighbours

July 20, 2017 admin 0

A deaf man and his two pets have been rescued by neighbours from a house fire in west Belfast. The blaze started shortly before 3am […]

12 things you shouldn’t do when talking to a deaf person

June 2, 2017 admin 0

Around 900,000 people in the UK are severely deaf and 24,000 use sign language as their main method of communicating with others. Unfortunately, there are […]

Tears of joy at planning meeting as deaf-friendly flats are approved

June 2, 2017 admin 0

There were tears of joy this evening as plans for a block of deaf-friendly flats were approved. Members of the Plymouth deaf community were visibly […]