Monday 27 April at 09:37

Members of a Fylde coast care home are celebrating after being given a special award recognising its work with deaf people.

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) awarded the Deaf-Aware Care quality mark to Blackpool residential home, Wynfield House.

The award recognises the efforts of staff at the residential home for helping those who suffer from deafness,

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Friday 24 April

Local authorities in England are failing to identify and meet the social care needs of deaf children and their families, a report by the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) has found.

Despite the fact that deaf children are more than twice as likely to experience abuse, mental health problems and underachievement at school, a

BSL Videos   

A vest that allows the profoundly deaf to “feel” and understand speech is under development. The vest features

Children who have been deaf for their entire lives are receiving the gift of hearing for the very first time

This is the fourth in a series of deaf awareness videos being released by Gloucestershire Deaf Association, this

YouTube has said it “fully admits” that automatic subtitles, or closed captions, for deaf and hard-of-hearing


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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