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Anna says deaf awareness makes sense by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:31pm Anna Lickley is an inspiration to others as she runs Sense-Ability, a successful business raising deaf awareness and teaching sign language, whilst coping with profound deafness and Neurofibromatosis. She graduated from university with a degree in French. Here I ask her about her business and how she came to be where she is today. Tell us ... Read on »
Thumbs up! Deaf aware pub - True Lovers Knot by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:31pm A pub in the Tarrant Valley, Dorset, get a round of applause from me and a virtual medal for being deaf aware. True Lovers Knot offers a bar and food, accommodation and a child-friendly garden. They have a hearing loop system at the bar, so you can easily order food or drinks. If you are deaf and you book a table, they will set the table ... Read on »
It's Deaf Awareness Week! by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 May 2009 5:53pm This week is Deaf Awareness Week, when organisations working with deaf people across the country are inviting everyone to 'Look At Me'! The theme aims to improve understanding of the different types of deafness by highlighting the many different methods of communication used by deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people, such as s ... Read on »
RNID urges businesses to be more deaf aware by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 9:30am RNID is urging businesses, shops and services to seize the opportunity to expand their customer base by ensuring they are fully accessible to the 9 million people in the UK who are deaf or hard of hearing. RNID, the largest charity in the UK working on hearing loss, is making the call following its annual membership survey find ... Read on »
Waterstone's heralds My Brother John deaf awareness event great success by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 6:01pm YESTERDAY's Waterstone’s event at the Trafford Centre in Manchester was a landmark event for My Brother John and coincided with the end of Deaf Awareness Week. The hour-long event was a great success, with author Joanne Zellweger reading the book to a mixed audience of deaf and hearing children. Members of the Waterstone's team said, “Th ... Read on »
Signstation - BSL and Deaf awareness workplace materials by Steve C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 5:31pm Want to know about British Sign Language (BSL)? Signstation has video, interactive exercises, pictures, graphics and explanations about BSL and Deaf people at work. Signstation supports Deaf awareness training under the Disability Discrimination Act. http://www.signstation.org/signstation_dictionary/showUserHomePage.do This is a post from: ... Read on »
Deaf Awareness & The Pointy Nurse by Sneak Peek Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:45am The Setup So I think I have mentioned that we are in a MAJOR transition to a new nursing agency. Unfortunately these things take a bit of time to arrange. The doctor needs to sign orders, the new agency needs to find nurses to cover shifts; so lots of paperwork is happening behind the scenes. We hope to be switching in the next week or so. ... Read on »
Sign Now re-launches website in time for Deaf Awareness Week by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Sat 25 Apr 2009 12:33am Sign Now’s continued expansion sees the company move to larger offices within the Grangemouth Enterprise Centre. The move also coincides with the launch of the On-Line BSL Interpreting Agency. Organisations using interpreters for face-to-face Interpretation know how expensive this can be and with a minimum call out charge of two hours it can ... Read on »
Deaf Awareness Week 2010 by Sneak Peek Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 4:50am It's Deaf Awareness Week . Do you know ASL? If you don't, this video by D-PAN (Deaf Professional Artists Network) may inspire you to learn. Waiting On The World To Change John C. Mayer Me and all my friends We're all misunderstood They say we stand for nothing and There's no way we ever could ... Read on »
Deaf Awareness Week 2008 : Look at Me by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:30pm May 5th - 11th is Deaf Awareness Week. The theme is LOOK AT ME which happens to tie in nicely with my blog The aim is to raise awareness of the different methods of communication which deaf people use to communicate and therefore highlight the different types of deafness. ‘Deafness’ doesn’t just mean sign language users - it also means ... Read on »