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Why Deaf awareness?

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Writing a page on Facebook was my first attempt to share deaf awareness with the world.  It was clear, Facebook wasn’t enough, so here we are with our first blog. “What is Deaf awareness?” or more…

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Communication skills and tactics for deaf and deafblind people.

Been a while since I blogged, thought I’d better do an update. Suzie and David are both deaf. We work as a team, together with our hearing dog, all around the UK, delivering both deaf awareness and communication skills training … Continue reading

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Having a CI? Won’t work for you – have a read of this…

So you have or are thinking about a cochlear Implant.? Save a thought for those who cannot have one because they have NF2. There is hope, though, and this blog is to let you know about other methods of giving … Continue reading

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Exploring Deafblindness – it can and does happen to anyone

So what is this all about? To be deafblind  – no hearing, no sight – wonder if they know what’s happening around them? Surely deafblind people have lots of help, don’t they? They must be living in sheltered housing where … Continue reading

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Music is great if you’re deaf… really?

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

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Guest blog – Experience of bad access when relying on telephony

This is a guest blog from Tony: Right, this is the actual event of what has happened today (Monday 22nd August 2010) of my trip to the HMRC Office in Norwich which ended with almost bad experience for me. I … Continue reading

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Why Deaf awareness?

Writing a page on Facebook was my first attempt to share deaf awareness with the world.  It was clear, Facebook wasn’t enough, so here we are with our first blog. “What is Deaf awareness?” or more importantly, “Why do we … Continue reading

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