Deafness and hearing loss

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Rose Ayling-Ellis’s year in TV: ‘After Strictly, people told me they wouldn’t be upset if they had a deaf child’
The EastEnders star on inspiring other deaf actors, her passion for painting, and why missing subtitles make her switch off

Hannah J Davies

11, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rose Ayling-Ellis to read CBeebies bedtime story in British Sign Language
Strictly Come Dancing champion will make her debut in CBeebies story corner with Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

06, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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A moment that changed me: after losing my hearing, newspapers helped me find a way to cope
The psychological effects of going deaf as a child were unbearable. But after stumbling across a front-page headline, reading the news helped me discover new worlds

Saleh Addonia

13, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Getting down with Didg – Queensland’s Deaf Indigenous Dance Group
The Cairns-based troupe provide a safe space for dancers to express their culture and communicate freely

Aishah Kenton and Sean Davey of Oculi

08, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Will Coda’s Oscar triumph open the doors for disabled film-makers? Let’s hope so
A key moment in the recognition of Deaf actors should mean more opportunities for those with disabilities behind the lens

Justin Edgar

28, Mar, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Coda wins best picture Oscar
The Apple TV+ family drama, about a girl living with her deaf family, beat competition from The Power of the Dog and Belfast

Benjamin Lee

28, Mar, 2022 @3:34 AM

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Troy Kotsur wins best supporting actor Oscar for Coda
Kotsur becomes the second deaf actor to win an Oscar, for his role in the film about the child of deaf parents, by Sian Heder

Andrew Pulver and Adrian Horton

28, Mar, 2022 @1:20 AM

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‘She’s creating her own language’: Christine Sun Kim’s unique sound art
The acclaimed artist discusses her work and relationship to sound and sign language, showcased in a large new mural in New York

Janelle Zara

24, Mar, 2022 @6:52 AM

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Why Coda should win the best picture Oscar
The worthiest winner of the Academy Award this year would be this gorgeous, life-affirming family drama, an important landmark for deaf culture

Cath Clarke

18, Mar, 2022 @3:58 PM

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‘It’s been a hellish long journey’: deaf actor Troy Kotsur hopes to scoop top Bafta
Troy Kotsur could make history at the awards ceremony. He explains how acclaimed film Coda could ‘help Hollywood have empathy’

Miranda Bryant

13, Mar, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Midnight review – deaf heroine brings a new element to super-tense Korean thriller
Kwon Oh-Seung’s impressive debut cleverly uses social sexism to ramp up disbelief in his female characters

Leslie Felperin

08, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Deaf children falling behind as specialist teacher numbers fall
Campaigners fear the decline in dedicated staff in England will widen the achievement gap for hearing-impaired pupils

Clea Skopeliti

20, Feb, 2022 @8:30 AM

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