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‘Deaf Awareness Week’ Category

20 MaySignVideo supporting DAW

On the last day of #deafawarenessweek18, Martin discusses the issues with having to use written English to communicate with customer services, like text or emailing and why BSL via a live interpreter is MUCH better!

19 MayCelebrity Supporters for DAW

Thanks to Action on Hearing Loss’s celebrity supporters have pledged their support for deaf awareness and many learnt some British Sign Language in the process.

18 MaySignVideo supporting DAW – Video 5

Our last film for #DeafAwarenessWeek18 is about smooth communication and confidentiality which everyone should have by right! We hope you enjoyed our video series which was to raise awareness of the difficulties Deaf people face with customer services!

18 MayAction on Hearing Loss

For this year’s Deaf Awareness Week, Action on Hearing Loss feature four inspirational stories of people who refuse to let their hearing loss and deafness get in the way of the things they love. From running the marathon to embracing hearing aids to getting a Master’s Degree, they all ‘definitely can.’

i def can

Click here for their stories.

17 MaySignVideo Supporting DAW – Video No. 4

On day 4 of Deaf Awareness Week, this film discusses the problems of Deaf people having to ask hearing friends and family to make calls when no BSL provision is available – this is NOT the way it should be!