Thursday 07 July at 15:00

The National Deaf Children’s Society has helped BT to promote its Next Generation Text (NGT) app, which supports deaf people to communicate independently. Deaf young people from Blanche Neville School worked with the

Sunday 19 June at 00:00

The national deafblind charity, Sense, has produced an instructional video for sport coaches and instructors, aimed at giving them more confidence in working with people who are deafblind.
The four-minute video, which features sport instructors offering their top tips on making

 
BSL Videos Video

Throngs of men and women young and old crowded a South End, Boston, courtyard for “Salsa In The Park,” swinging their hips to the upbeat music in the hot city heat.

On one of the dance floors, Kerry Thompson was teaching a group of youngsters how to dance salsa and bachata.

Their eyes were fixed on her. They had to watch

Filmmaker Rachel Soudakoff has created an eye-opening video that gives you a glimpse into what a normal day is like for a deaf person. In the five-minute video, you’ll follow Ren, a deaf college student, as she navigates a day packed full of misunderstandings. The video also illustrates how one could treat those with hearing disabilities in a much

Monday 13 July 2015

According to the NHS around 1,200 people get meningitis B every year. The disease kills roughly 1 in 10 of those who are infected. Many who survive are permanently disabled.

The most common complication of meningitis is hearing loss. According to Meningitis Now difficulties

Deaf people in Leicestershire can now call the police in BSL, using InterpreterNow.

The free InterpreterNow app means that for the first time the county’s police are instantly accessible to all Deaf people who live there.

“InterpreterNow are proud to be working

The NSPCC is launching a video version of its successful Underwear Rule guidance today to help keep deaf children safe from sexual abuse.
 
The new seven minute film is being launched to coincide with Deaf Awareness Week (May 6-12) and has been produced by specialist production

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

The vest features dozens of embedded sensors that vibrate in specific patterns to represent words. VEST—Versatile Extra-Sensory Transducer—responds to input from a phone or tablet app that isolates speech from ambient sound.

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Children who have been deaf for their entire lives are receiving the gift of hearing for the very first time thanks to a device being tested by researchers across the country.

It's called an auditory brainstem implant (ABI), and it's a surgically inserted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to people who are profoundly

This is the fourth in a series of deaf awareness videos being released by Gloucestershire Deaf Association, this time dealing with the predicament of when a deaf person receives a sales call!

Okay so here's the deal, you're deaf or you're hard of hearing and a company calls you

YouTube has said it “fully admits” that automatic subtitles, or closed captions, for deaf and hard-of-hearing users are “by no means good enough yet”.

The firm, speaking to BBC Radio One’s Newsbeat, added improving them is “a big priority”.

The pledge comes as a campaign launched by hard-of-hearing vlogger Rikki Poynter

The JustIn Sign app is an educational app that teaches the international sign language in an easy and funny way. Its mission is to break communication barriers and connect the deaf community all over the world with a single language.

The app solves the problem that every

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National Theatre will provide glasses with

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Man loses five figure sum

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Rider raises funds for BTA