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YouTube series for kids focused on nature, accessible in British Sign Language

Looking for quality, fun and entertaining content for kids that educates them about the planet? On the EDGE Conservation — a leading media and technology company for nature — has you covered. Everyone should be able to enjoy learning about the weird and wonderful natural world. So, to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week, we’re spreading the […]

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Coming Through it Together

Deaf Awareness Week 2021 is nearly here! ‘Coming Through it Together’ is this year’s theme and posters are available for downloading here. Help celebrate the week and sharing your events with us using #DAW2021.   

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BSL Act

David Buxton, Chair of the ‘BSL Act SIG’, one of UKCoD’s Special Interest Groups, would like to share with you information about this group and key points about the work they have been doing so far towards a new BSL Act. Watch David’s signing this information in the video below or scroll down to read […]

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UK Deaf Sport and Coronavirus

As with many organisations and charities, UK Deaf Sport (UKDS) has had to adapt and look at different ways to the organisation’s objectives around supporting and enabling opportunities for deaf people to keep active.  This update aims to share our experiences over Coronavirus lockdown, some 8 weeks at the time of writing. Back in March […]

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Deaf Awareness Week 2020

We are proud to be THE Deaf health charity, so we hope you join us this week in promoting Deaf awareness  http://signhealth.org.uk/event/deaf-awareness-week-2020… @UKDeafCouncil #DAW2020 #DeafAwarenessWeek

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Deaf Film shows importance of HIV testing

<iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/253769404?title=0&byline=0″ width=”416″ height=”234″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/253769404″>The Test</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user24032441″>Deaf Health Charity SignHealth</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>

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Deaf Awareness Week

Today SignHealth are celebrating Role Model’s during Deaf Awareness week – see today’s Vlog from Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman, Trustee of SignHealth Video Transcript Hello, my name is Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman. I work at the University of Manchester where I carry out research with deaf people who have dementia and their families. I’ve worked at the […]

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Family

FAMILY Communication is at the heart of Family life and yet for some children this cannot be taken for granted. Language and culture are usually passed down from one generation to the next but most children  who are born deaf are born to hearing parents who may have no prior knowledge or understanding of deafness […]

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Press Release

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2018 Aldi Stores Limited pledges support to Deaf Awareness Week Aldi Stores Limited supported Deaf Awareness Week, a UK-wide campaign by charity UK Council on Deafness which took place 14th – 20th May. ‘Deaf Awareness Week’ is an annual event primarily owned and promoted by the UK Council on Deafness […]

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A Message from UK Council on Deafness Chair, Craig Crowley

For a number of years the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has been seeking to reduce the expenditure of its Access to Work Programme in order to safeguard public resources. In 2015 the DWP set a budget cap of £43,100 (1.5 times average earnings) for an individual Deaf person using Sign Language Interpreters, which […]

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