Friday 05 February at 09:58

Deaf Action staff say teaching British Sign Language is the best way for deaf children to be able to access the hearing world and for the hearing world to be able to communicate with them

In a recent article on Third Force News (Teaching

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Fri 22 January
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Friday 05 February

What began as an affinity for rap music has become an improved method of non-verbal communication for one community.

Mateusz Mach is the Polish teen responsible for the development of Five, “the world’s first messenger for deaf people,” according to the young entrepreneur. The app began as a way for him and his friends to send custom hand signs that looked like the ones his

BSL Videos   

An animated film by award-winning artist Martin Pickles entitled “I had no idea” featuring the undergraduate

Seventeen-year-old Daniil Frants and his buddies hope to help the hard-of-hearing engage in naturally flowing

The Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland has given �5,000 to Great Britain’s women’s deaf football team to enable

The Scottish Government has today announced plans to recruit ten Deaf BSL users to the British Sign Language


Columnists   

A twenty-something girl living in the big city, Deafinitely Girly gives a light-hearted but revealing account

I’m now in my 30’s – and that doesn’t bother me as much as I thought it might when I entered my 20s! Two

The column is written from the unique position of a Deaf singleton. Madam X, as we shall call her explains

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