Friday 19 December at 10:30

Deaf patients are being failed by some Wokingham Borough GP surgeries, according to a report by Healthwatch Wokingham.

An anonymous shopper tested each of the 13 GPs across the borough to see how they could cope with a deaf patient.

According to the report, when the receptionist from Burma Hills surgery in Ashridge Road, Wokingham answered a phone call asking if they

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Fri 05 December
Technology for deaf access discussed in House of Lords
Thu 04 December
Tutors from Doncaster College head to Poland to Spread the
Wed 03 December
Call for probe into sale of deaf society site
Wed 03 December
Quinns sponsor Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
 

Friday 19 December

It’s often assumed that when profoundly deaf children are involved in any kind of musical performance it’s mainly for their therapeutic benefit: a worthy attempt at confidence-building or something that might help with their speech development.

But watching the teenagers of St Mary’s School for Deaf Girls choir perform the traditional Irish song May the Road Rise Up to Meet You in

BSL Videos   

National Deaf Children’s Society is supporting Anti-Bullying Week 2014 with the launch of a video featuring a 16

A doctor from the South Indian state of Kerala has developed a free app for the deaf which has been recognised

This is the moment a registered blind man was shoved onto the tracks during a violent confrontation at

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


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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