Deaf people from all walks of life have been working really hard to raise awareness of the impact of not being able to follow when everyone is wearing face masks in shops and enclosed spaces.
Here are some of our efforts to spread this awareness:
If you have any more – please do send them to us and we will add them to this page.
Hello Pardon? members! It seems like we have confused a lot of members with our pinned post on closing groups – so we’ve taken the most frequently asked questions and explained it here.
Firstly – Pardon? is not going anywhere. Continue reading “Clarification on Closure of “Pardon?” sub-groups”
Back in March/April of 2013, Rachel Kolb wrote an essay titled “Seeing at the Speed of Sound”. You can read the article here.
Since then, she’s gone on to feature in a short documentary called “Can you read my lips?” – which was inspired by the essay she wrote. Uploaded two months ago, the 4 minute long short was produced by Little Moving Pictures and directed by David Terry Fine is opening the eyes and minds of hearing people that don’t understand our deafness and highlights the issues that we slam into every day when trying to understand what people are trying to say. Continue reading “Can you read my lips?”
Uk Deaf Sport is working on behalf of ALL Deaf and HoH, deafened and Deaf Blind people. Including as well, people with other disabilities in addition to deafness.
There is a misunderstanding that we only work with people who use sign language. Not correct, we help everyone.
Yes indeed, we do govern deaf sport – under the regulations of the International Committee of Sport for the Deaf and the European Deaf Sports Organisations (for European, World and Deaflympic competitions) – but all our organisations are also open to everyone else who does nat qualify under our international regulations. We are here to help you have the best possible access to physical activity and sport and enjoy it all int he way most suited to your circumstances.
UK Deaf Sport
Suzie was interviewed about Pardon, the group she founded.
You can read about it here.
New guidance has been published to make businesses accessible to guide and assistance dogs. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published a guide to help businesses comply with the Equality Act 2010 and welcome guide and assistance dogs onto their premises.
Assistance Dogs: A Guide For All Businesses