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Technology and the Workplace – fact vs fiction

All day conference on 20th November at BT Tower, London. EARLY BIRD RATES finish this Friday! Further details>> or https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/technology-and-the-workplace-fact-vs-fiction-tickets-50777329359?ref=ebtnebregn

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UKCoD Thank Efforts of Employment Group Members

The UKCoD Board would like to acknowledge and thank the members of the UKCoD Access to Work/Employment Group for their valued contribution and commitment in the build up to our persuasive and successful campaign with DWP regarding the Access to Work cap. They are as follows: Darren Townsend-Handscomb – DeafATW (Chair) Martin McLean – National […]

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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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3 March 2018: World Hearing Day

On World Hearing Day 2018, WHO will draw attention towards the anticipated rise in the number of people with hearing loss across the world with the theme “Hear the future”. The key messages for this event will highlight the: expected rise in prevalence of hearing loss globally over the coming years (based on statistical projections); […]

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Enjoy getting up to date at BT Tower….

Enhancing Deaf Access – Telecommunication and Broadcasting Conference Update Thursday, 16th November at BT Tower An opportunity not to be missed! Get up to date, hear about the latest upcoming developments Enhancing Deaf Access – Telecommunication and Broadcasting, enjoy networking and the included buffet lunch in the exclusive revolving restaurant at the top of the BT […]

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Action on Hearing Loss GP Survey

Do you find it difficult to book GP appointments? Do you need a BSL interpreter to get all the information you need about your health and care? If so, Action on Hearing Loss want to hear from you!   Over the past three years, NHS guidance and quality standards have been introduced across the UK […]

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AN EXCITING NEW ERA FOR ACTION DEAFNESS!

WE ARE MOVING! Action Deafness (AD) is moving to a new office base in Loughborough! Deaf-led Action Deafness (one of the top 10 Deaf organisations in the UK) is now fit and ready to capitalise on facilities provided at the Advanced Technology & Innovation Centre (ATIC) at Loughborough University to support the next phase of […]

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Sense Launch Report ‘ Someone Cares If I’m Not There’

‘Someone Cares If I’m Not There’, a new Sense report examining the issue of loneliness for disabled people, will be launched at a Parliament tomorrow afternoon [12th July 2017].  It explores why loneliness affects so many people with disabilities, from the perspective of disabled people themselves. To view the report or for more information on the […]

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Royal Association for Deaf people nominated for Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year

PRESS RELEASE The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) has been nominated for Sainsbury’s Local Charity of the Year. Being Deaf can be extremely isolating; everyday tasks can be a challenge for Deaf people. RAD provides a wide variety of services for Deaf people in their first or preferred language which is usually British Sign […]

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New video launched to raise awareness of NGT

A short video called ‘Introducing Next Generation Text’ has been created with the support of the National Deaf Children’s Society and is being widely promoted amongst the younger Deaf Communities to help them find out more about the Next Generation Text (NGT) service. It highlights the benefits of NGT and demonstrates how relevant and easy […]

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