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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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#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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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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‘Professional Tips’ for lipspeakers working face-to-face through Covid-19.

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Red Earth Theatre Virtual Tour

Red Earth Theatre makes theatre for Deaf and hearing audiences and are on Virtual Tour at the moment bringing theatre related activities to our audiences online. We have some D/deaf specific events made by Deaf artists for Deaf family audiences. Information about this week’s events during #DAW2020 and ways to find out about all other […]

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Action Deafness Launches New Brochure for Equipment Services

– Action Digital Direct To order your copy of the brochure, please contact equipment@actiondeafness.org.uk <

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Join us for Deaf Awareness Week

[intro]At SignHealth we are proud to be THE Deaf health charity[/intro] We hope you join us in celebrating Deafness, sharing communication best practice and getting involved in our work to improve Deaf people’s health and well-being. Follow our activities and share your own with – #DAW2020    #DeafAwarenessWeek

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JDA raises awareness

During Deaf Awareness Week, JDA is raising awareness of all the support JDA are providing during this time of isolation, and to share tips for ensuring inclusion and access for people with hearing loss. @JDAdeaf This article shows the absolutely vital work we’re doing to keep people informed, safe and connected during this critical time. […]

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Mary Sorene, BIVR and acquired deafness

Acquiring deafness may be age-related as is the case with our Secretary of over 20 years, baby boomer, Mary Sorene. Mary never had any problem with her hearing, working in courtroom settings from 1971 until 2012 when arthritis in her hands caused her to retire from active notetaking and concentrate fully on training Speech-to-Text Reporters […]

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Deaf Awareness Week is here!

Many people across the country will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week from today. Share your stories and events ensuring your event # is displayed for others to see together with the #DAW2020!  With events mostly on-line using social media, there is a huge opportunity for many to see what people are doing. So do join […]

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