Deafness and hearing impairment

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Treasure Island review – BSL production a sign of progress
Derby theatre
Jim Hawkins becomes a young woman (or two) in this joyous but flawed adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale

Nick Ahad

01, Dec, 2021 @9:57 AM

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‘They’re enjoying themselves a bit too much!’: the steel band leader getting Stockport dancing
Janice Turley has led the band of visually impaired players for 10 years – for free. The Guardian Angel helps her repair a beloved childhood toy

Sirin Kale

27, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Rose and Giovanni’s extraordinary duet shows Strictly is TV’s most revolutionary contest
The show’s first deaf contestant, Rose Ayling-Ellis, has wowed viewers of the dance competition, which – behind the spray tans and sequins – offers radical on-screen representation

Yomi Adegoke

18, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Channel 4 subtitles to remain unavailable until mid-November
Campaigners voice anger at continued outage of access services that also include signed broadcasts

Hannah J Davies

19, Oct, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Vic Reeves reveals inoperable tumour has left him deaf in one ear
Comic says doctors are monitoring his vestibular schwannoma, a non-cancerous brain tumour

Sarah Marsh

28, Sep, 2021 @8:42 AM

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‘Deaf children should know that nothing is impossible’: Rose Ayling-Ellis on a Strictly milestone
The EastEnders actor discusses representation, harmful myths, and her glitterball ambitions ahead of becoming Strictly Come Dancing’s first deaf contestant

Josh Salisbury

17, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Coda review – the trials of a musical teenager in a non-hearing household
This year’s Sundance hit, about the daughter of deaf parents who dreams of becoming a singer, is undeniably feelgood, if a little formulaic

Simran Hans

15, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Rose Ayling-Ellis to be Strictly’s first deaf contestant
EastEnders actor is confirmed as BBC dance contest’s 12th celebrity for 2021 season

Miranda Bryant

12, Aug, 2021 @7:05 PM

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‘Deaf is not a costume’: Marlee Matlin on surviving abuse and casting authentically
The only deaf actor to win an Academy Award discusses going to rehab, speaking out about William Hurt and starring in deaf drama Coda

Cath Clarke

06, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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UK Covid: 27,734 new cases as Welsh first minister criticises ‘risky’ travel plan for US and EU fully jabbed – as it happened
Mark Drakeford says he would not have agreed lifting of quarantine

Andrew Sparrow

28, Jul, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Downing Street Covid briefings excluded deaf BSL users, judge finds
Deaf woman successfully argues equality law was breached after government failed to provide interpreters

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

28, Jul, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Mobile phone ban in schools would hit deaf pupils hard | Letters
Letters: Will the education secretary introduce new technology to help deaf pupils socialise at break times if this vital tool is taken away, asks Mike Hobday


06, Jul, 2021 @4:57 PM

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