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Tag Archives: Deaf
Pains, Perils, Deadlines, Policies, Frustrations, Telephones, Devils and Angels in the NHS by a totally deaf lipreader…..
Hello Blog. Long time no see. Apologies for leaving you in the dark, time to wake up and publish some news from me to you …. I am currently glued to a bed in my living room. I broke my … Continue reading
When deaf people read words, they usually use phonetics to match the word to their voices. Sometimes it doesn’t “sound right” to hearing people. It’s not our fault – blame the English Language! I came across this poem many years … Continue reading
The Hardest Hit campaign is a petition and protest to the Government to protect the benefits of disabled people across the UK. The campaign has the following key messages: Disabled people, those with long-term conditions and their families are being … Continue reading
Way back in the 1990’s – when I got my Cochlear implant, I started writing a diary. I had been totally deaf from the age of 5 through meningitis. This became a blueprint for a book I was going to … Continue reading
I’ve been watching how the music industry don’t seem to think deaf people listen to their wares… and that we are only really interested, maybe, in how loud it is, or how much “beat” it has got. How wrong they … Continue reading
Here are some misconceptions about deafness, deafblindness, deaf people and communication that I have come across at my deaf and deafblind awareness classes. Some of them may be obvious, others not. If you can answer all of these, then congratulations … Continue reading
This is a follow up from my previous blog about telephony and deafness. Let’s look at issues caused by using a textphone (minicom). A textphone is NOT simply a mobile phone with sms facility. I have a uniphone, this is … Continue reading
This blog has been a long time coming. Lack of access for deaf people is rife. You may not have thought we would have issues. But we do. Lots of them. I’m going to start with the main one. That … Continue reading