Rebecca-Anne Withey: My recommendations for parents of deaf...
The Limping Chicken Some of you may remember me writing previously about my daughter. She’s deaf, four years old, and quite a character. […]
Thu, Aug 22 2019
Deaf woman speaks out after angry audience reaction at...
The Limping Chicken A hard-of-hearing filmgoer has spoken out about the abuse she says she witnessed from fellow audience members at a film […]
Tue, Aug 20 2019
Watch: Deaf poet Raymond Antrobus’ ‘Dear Hearing...
The Limping Chicken British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus, who won the Ted Hughes award for poetry in March, has had his poem Dear Hearing World […]
Mon, Aug 19 2019
Review: BSL baby sign book with video links!
The Limping Chicken Review by Rebecca-Anne Withey. I’ve been enjoying a book from the Let’s Sign BSL series by Cath Smith. BSL Baby […]
Fri, Aug 16 2019
Deaf News: Mobile network for deaf people launches in UK
The Limping Chicken A new mobile phone network which allows deaf and hard of hearing people to tailor their phone calls to their […]
Thu, Aug 15 2019
Juliet England: A captioned showing of As You Like It in...
The Limping Chicken Sitting in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford-on-Avon on a warm Saturday afternoon, there’s a moment to enjoy those few […]
Wed, Aug 14 2019
Sarah Gatford: Why I (and others!) have joined the Signed...
The Limping Chicken Signed Culture (previously SPIT) celebrates 25 years this year. So it’s a privilege to join the Board and be able […]
Mon, Aug 12 2019
Teresa Garratt: Check out the deaf Talent at Edinburgh...
The Limping Chicken If you’re a deafie who’s involved in the arts world, you may have noticed that a few people aren’t around […]
Fri, Aug 09 2019
Deafie Blogger: Swimming with deafness – and becoming a...
The Limping Chicken I’m deaf and I love swimming! There’s something about taking my hearing aids out and swimming – the sense of […]
Fri, Aug 09 2019
Deaf News: Lack of accurate data contributes to £30bn bill...
The Limping Chicken Public bodies not collecting enough information on hearing loss is adding to a £30 billion cost to the UK, according […]
Thu, Aug 08 2019
Juliet England: Meet Britain’s only full-time deaf...
The Limping Chicken Benjamin Lampert enjoyed a football playing career that lasted 15 years before he went into coaching. The 34-year-old now works […]
Wed, Aug 07 2019
‘Two deaf foot’ men complete walk and raise £50,000...
The Limping Chicken To donate just click here. Two deaf men have completed their walk from John O’Groats to Land’s End, beating their fundraising […]
Mon, Aug 05 2019
Janet Payne: Why I founded BSL Save the Earth to include...
The Limping Chicken One of the most urgent matters in today’s news is that of climate change and the plastic crisis. BBC’s See […]
Mon, Aug 05 2019
Deafie Blogger: Deaf people can’t drive? Of course they...
The Limping Chicken I’ve heard people mention the myth that deaf people can’t drive? I mean it’s all about the eyes, the visuals! […]
Fri, Aug 02 2019
Alexy Dury: Our Deaf parkrun takeover!
The Limping Chicken Back in October 2018 my friends and I met up at Northampton racecourse parkrun for a run, cuppa and signwag […]
Thu, Aug 01 2019
Juliet England: Meet the mum fighting for radio aids for...
The Limping Chicken When 35-year-old single mum Sophie Anastasiou from Leyton, east London, learned of her five-year-old son Levindinos’s hearing loss, she says […]
Wed, Jul 31 2019
Liam O’Dell: The European ‘beggars’ using deafness as...
The Limping Chicken They approach you with a petition, their hands gesturing that they’re deaf, before pointing to a box for you to […]
Mon, Jul 29 2019
Claire Hill: Providing live captioning for deaf people at...
The Limping Chicken It’s hard to describe the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a few words, but after my first experience of captioning there […]
Thu, Jul 25 2019
Deaf News: Joseph Murray elected as World Federation of the...
The Limping Chicken American academic Joseph Murray has been announced as the new President of the World Federation of the Deaf. Dr Murray, […]
Thu, Jul 25 2019
Teresa Garratty: Why I’ve been creating a LGBT+ short...
The Limping Chicken When you’re a deaf person, you don’t really get a lot of representation in the media. When you’re an LGBT+ […]
Wed, Jul 24 2019
Deaf comedian John Smith: Why I’m ‘coming out’ as a...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey. John Smith has been entertaining deaf audiences globally for fifteen years now with his stand up comedy […]
Tue, Jul 23 2019
Deaf News: ‘Signsbury’s’ store launches as retail...
The Limping Chicken A Sainsbury’s branch in Bath has rebranded itself as Signsbury’s in what the supermarket brand says is the first signing […]
Fri, Jul 19 2019
Joe Jacobs: The joys of learning a second sign language
The Limping Chicken I was prompted to translate my books into more sign languages when I gave the ASL edition of my children’s […]
Fri, Jul 19 2019
Ann Jillings: Signing in front of MPs to support GCSE in...
The Limping Chicken On Wednesday 10th July, I had the privilege of accompanying my son Daniel and friends from Lowestoft Signing Choir to […]
Thu, Jul 18 2019
Emily Howlett: When good yoga goes bad
The Limping Chicken A few years ago, I had an actor friend stay with me for about 4 months while she was working […]
Wed, Jul 17 2019
Exciting new deaf festival happening in Derby this...
The Limping Chicken Derby Signfest – What is it? Derby Signfest is a partnership between Communication Unlimited, Derby Theatre and The Royal School […]
Tue, Jul 16 2019
Liam O’Dell: Glastonbury Festival from a deaf person’s...
The Limping Chicken The Worthy Farm festival may have been a while ago now, but the memories are as fresh as the sunburn […]
Mon, Jul 15 2019
Jen Dodds: Five reasons why ‘2 Deaf Foot’ are so...
The Limping Chicken The 2 Deaf Foot fundraising page: --- It’s been a while since I wrote/signed for Limping Chicken – I’ve no […]
Fri, Jul 12 2019
Chloe Norton: How I won the right to be accepted for jury...
The Limping Chicken In 2017 I received a large, important looking, envelope. Inside was a summons for Jury Duty. I was extremely excited, […]
Thu, Jul 11 2019
Holly Kramer: I’ll never forget my daughter’s first sign
The Limping Chicken “It must have been so amazing when she finally said her first word! What was it?” “Ermmmm…” The truth is, […]
Wed, Jul 10 2019
Rebecca-Anne Withey: What happened when a group of hearing...
The Limping Chicken I was recently interviewed by six and eight year old children. The school they attend are welcoming a deaf child […]
Tue, Jul 09 2019
Juliet England: Why Jovi the hearing dog is in a class of...
The Limping Chicken There’s nothing new about teaching assistants – but not many of them have four legs and fur. Yet for the […]
Mon, Jul 08 2019
Max Barber: Reintroducing a student union for deaf students...
The Limping Chicken Complete the questionnaire by clicking here! Some of you may or may not have heard of a group with the […]
Fri, Jul 05 2019
Royal Shakespeare Company: Deaf actor becomes first to...
The Limping Chicken The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company got in touch to tell me about a feat they were extremely proud of involving […]
Thu, Jul 04 2019
Juliet England: Review of a signed performance of...
The Limping Chicken To London’s Royal Festival Hall, the other Friday evening, for a performance of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, one of the composer’s […]
Tue, Jul 02 2019
Teresa Garratty: Why I’m looking forward to Pride month!
The Limping Chicken You’ve probably noticed a lot of rainbow logos about at the moment and that’s because it’s the best month of […]
Mon, Jul 01 2019
Liam O’Dell: Where’s the quality standard for our...
The Limping Chicken How do we know that something isn’t working when we don’t have the opportunity to measure its success? Without a […]
Mon, Jul 01 2019
Parents of deaf children complain at lack of Toy Story 4...
The Limping Chicken Thousands of deaf children could miss out on seeing Toy Story 4 because more than half of cinemas aren’t showing […]
Fri, Jun 28 2019
Interview with professional Deaf make-up artist Kellie Moody
The Limping Chicken Hi Kellie! So first of all, how did you become a make up artist and why? WOW…It has always been […]
Thu, Jun 27 2019
Liam O’Dell: Make the case for deaf-friendly travel in...
The Limping Chicken Deaf rail passengers frustrated at an inaccessible system may finally have an opportunity to make change happen. Off the back […]
Wed, Jun 26 2019
Tyron Woolfe & Abigail Gorman: Our new Deaf LGBTQ...
The Limping Chicken Do you remember our post in June 2018? We wrote about launching the new Deaf LGBTIQA website, which was kindly […]
Tue, Jun 25 2019
Juliet England: Life lessons – teaching with a hearing...
The Limping Chicken It’s been a brisk time in terms of leaving my usual pit to go and venture out into the wider […]
Mon, Jun 24 2019
Chris Bojas: Improving access to mental health by...
The Limping Chicken Mental health is a big issue nationally right now: it’s constantly in the news, and in particular there are some […]
Fri, Jun 21 2019
Charlie Swinbourne: We should ask more questions of...
The Limping Chicken Some of you will have seen a casting advert looking for a Deaf actor for a new short film which […]
Thu, Jun 20 2019
Martine Monksfield: Deaf teachers of the Deaf support...
The Limping Chicken Our group, d/Deaf Teachers of the Deaf (DToD) was initially set up in 2013 by myself, Martine Monksfield and Dani […]
Wed, Jun 19 2019
Reg Cobb: Presenting a radio show… in sign language!
The Limping Chicken Being on the radio is something completely alien to deaf people and many hard of hearing people and when I […]
Tue, Jun 18 2019
Sunil Suri: What it’s like to be moderately deaf
The Limping Chicken It was recently Deaf Awareness Week in the UK so I thought I’d write about my experiences of being deaf, […]
Mon, Jun 17 2019
Deaf community cheers on Deaf men walking for Deaf mental...
The Limping Chicken Two Deaf men have captured the imagination of the Deaf community by setting out on a walk from John O’Groats […]
Fri, Jun 14 2019
Watch: See Hear’s episode on saving the environment
The Limping Chicken On BBC iPlayer, you can now watch See Hear’s episode on saving the environment. The episode features an interview with […]
Fri, Jun 14 2019
Shahab Reza: What it was like to be deaf and in prison
The Limping Chicken Shahab Reza was in prison from July 2014 to April 2018. Can I first set the scene as to what […]
Thu, Jun 13 2019
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