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Mary Ann Payonk – her story on acquired deafness

As Deaf Awareness Week 2020 comes to an end and as proud sponsors of the campaign being led by United Kingdom Council on deafness UKCOD, we are delighted to have our friend and long-time BIVR advocate Mary Ann Payonk share with us her experience of acquired deafness. Mary Ann is a realtime stenographer from the United […]

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Inspiration during Deaf Awareness Week

“I don’t know where to start with the difference tennis has made to my life!” – GB Deaf Tennis Player Phoebe Suthers This weekend GB deaf tennis star Phoebe Suthers from Yorkshire should have been flying to Slovenia in a bid to try and retain the women’s singles and doubles titles she won at the […]

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Action Deafness

Great to see people using our posters as important part of #DAW2020 ! Thank you so much for sharing! Happy #DeafAwarenessWeek and #VEDayAtHome everyone!!

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National Association of Deafened People

NADP represents all people with a hearing loss who use English as their main language, not just deafened people. We are voluntary led by people with a hearing loss and provide support to individuals, both directly and through our extensive network of key decision makers. We live hearing loss and that is the unique angle […]

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Happy Awareness Week!

AVSTTR’s Gill Croft has been speaking to Sandra Norburn about her acquired deafness: First of all I hope you’re ok. Isolating is hard for everyone but can be even harder if you’re deaf. The theme this year is ‘Acquired Deafness’ which simply means you lost your hearing at some point during your life, rather than […]

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Clap for Key Workers – Deaf Awareness Week

“We want to say a special thanks to all the deaf key workers & those supporting the deaf community” This Deaf Awareness Week, the GB Deaf Tennis Team are leading our #ClapforOurKeyWorkers #ClapForOurCarers

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#DeafAwarenessWeek2020

A message from Chair of UK Council on Deafness! You also have the opportunity to donate to UKCoD to enable us to carry on representing Deaf/hearing loss related organisations to do the important work they need to do! #DAW2020. Video Transcript: Heading: #DeafAwarenessWeek2020 – a message from Chair of UK Council on Deafness! “Greetings to […]

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Lipspeaker UK

Meet our Director, Lesley Weatherson. The ONLY qualified midwife and BSL Interpreter in the UK – possibly even in the world! #DAW2020 #DeafAwarenessWeek #InternationalDayOfTheMidwife #ThankYouMidwives #RemovingTheBarriers #Inclusive

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Fingerspelling

Fingerspelling is the British Sign Language (#BSL) alphabet.  It’s used to spell out words like names of people and places. Download the fingerspelling alphabet to practice spelling words and phrases with your hands. #DAW2020 #DeafAwarenessWeek

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Thanks to our sponsors of #DAW2020

Our second day of Deaf Awareness Week 2020, do continue to share your stories using #DAW2020! Sponsors:

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