Monday 20 October at 09:08

A deaf man from Scunthorpe has finally been able to start his own business after a Government grant helped pay for an interpreter.

Shaun Fitzgerald has faced adversity all his life after being born deaf, but has particularly struggled with employment as he has difficulty communicating with colleagues.

Unable to pay for an interpreter, Shaun, 27, has been unable to

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Specialist trust spreads the sign in Brazil
 

Friday 17 October

Leading hearing aid battery manufacturer, Rayovac, is continuing to back charities across the globe, with a range of new initiatives – including a recent mission to Morocco, with French charity Audition Solidarité.

Rayovac joined the team from Audition Solidarité as they ventured to Agadir, Morocco, to a school for deaf children at the Zohour Centre. The mission, now in its third

BSL Videos   

ReSound launches the world’s only smart super power hearing solution expanding the possibilities to communicate

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Now anyone with an interest in British Sign Language (BSL) will have access to the first ever usage-based

Highlights of the recent Miss & Mister Deaf International London 2014


Columnists   

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

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

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

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