Watch: ‘Swear Signs’ sketch from the new episode of...
The Limping Chicken Below you can see a sketch about swearing in sign language from the new episode 5 of award-winning sketch show […]
Tue, Oct 15 2019 · 5 hours ago
Deaf News: Deaf mental health discussed during Mental...
The Limping Chicken As Mental Health Awareness Week is commemorated, and the Mental Wealth Festival got underway, deaf people and organisations gathered in […]
Mon, Oct 14 2019
Deaf community pays tribute to Terry Riley
The Limping Chicken The Deaf community is paying tribute to Terry Riley OBE, who sadly passed away yesterday, Wednesday 9th October. Riley’s career […]
Thu, Oct 10 2019
Read: ‘As a black, deaf student, I work 10 times...
The Limping Chicken The Guardian has published an article by deaf student Jephta Asamoah about his experiences in education, both at school and […]
Wed, Oct 09 2019
Meet: James Galt, winner of the FA National Volunteer of...
The Limping Chicken James Galt, winner of the Football Association National Volunteer of the year, was born profoundly deaf. He volunteers as a […]
Tue, Oct 08 2019
Emma Peasgood: Exploring Inclusivity for Deaf children in...
The Limping Chicken In 2018, I was very fortunate to be awarded a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to travel to […]
Mon, Oct 07 2019
Charlotte Little: More subtitled screenings are needed at...
The Limping Chicken Imagine that you’re at the cinema to see the latest blockbuster: you’re sitting in your seat, overpriced popcorn in hand, […]
Fri, Oct 04 2019
Gavin Lilley: Why this renowned Deaf comedian is one to...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey Internationally renowned deaf comedian, Gavin Lilley, was over in Derby in early September with two shows for […]
Thu, Oct 03 2019
Juliet England: My deaf diary – part 2
The Limping Chicken Read Juliet’s first instalment here! Friday 06 September 2019 To the local picture house with my friend, C, to watch […]
Wed, Oct 02 2019
Meet: Phoebe Suthers, the deaf teenager competing in the...
The Limping Chicken From a school in West Yorkshire to winning silver for Team GB in Slovenia aged 13, deaf young tennis player […]
Tue, Oct 01 2019
Juliet England: The extra hurdles deaf students face...
The Limping Chicken It’s that time of year when nervous people (and that’s just the parents) across the land have been loading up […]
Mon, Sep 30 2019
Deaf News: Deaf swimmer calls for Government funding for...
The Limping Chicken A deaf athlete, ranked fifth in the world at this year’s World Deaf Swimming Championships, has launched a petition calling […]
Fri, Sep 27 2019
Alison Smith: Accessibility at the Scottish Queer...
The Limping Chicken Main photo: Still from Almost…. Directed by Teresa Garratty. What if there was a mainstream film festival where EVERY film […]
Fri, Sep 27 2019
Carly Sygrove: Meeting my favourite band The National (and...
The Limping Chicken I was dancing! I was smiling! Some of my hearing loss grief was lifting, and this stifled part of my […]
Thu, Sep 26 2019
Sarah Barnett: A letter to my CODA
The Limping Chicken To my baby boy, As I write this you are 16 weeks old. You are absolutely perfect – beautiful green-blue […]
Wed, Sep 25 2019
Elise Davison of Taking Flight Theatre: The ‘go to’...
The Limping Chicken “Accessible theatre? Do it properly…Do it like this” The Guardian on Taking Flight’s peeling. Here, the company’s Elise Davison tells […]
Tue, Sep 24 2019
Raabia Hussain: Volunteering in Kenya with young Deaf people
The Limping Chicken My name is Raabia Hussain, I am from Oldham, Greater Manchester and I am an independent filmmaker. In May 2019 I […]
Fri, Sep 20 2019
Jenny Hersh: Lipreading: a misunderstood talent
The Limping Chicken As a child, I taught myself to lip read. I probably looked a right weirdo, considering I’d never been diagnosed […]
Thu, Sep 19 2019
Juliet England: One year on, how Jenson is faring following...
The Limping Chicken A year ago, we first wrote about Jenson Lindop-Lamens, a deaf boy who turns nine in October and who returned […]
Wed, Sep 18 2019
Bethany Mouzer on setting up SignYoga and her slot at Om...
The Limping Chicken Interview by Rebecca-Anne Withey Hi Beth, I was thrilled to read on Facebook about your work teaching regular classes and […]
Tue, Sep 17 2019
Meet: David Thompson, the deaf climber who has conquered...
The Limping Chicken With over 280 on the list, climbing every single Munro in the Scottish highlands is, quite literally, a mountainous task. […]
Mon, Sep 16 2019
Brian Birnbaum – USA based CODA – releases his debut...
The Limping Chicken Emerald City is released this September 15th by Dead Rabbits publishers. The author, Brian Birnbaum is an only Child of […]
Thu, Sep 12 2019
Deaf News: SignHealth launches text service for deaf people...
The Limping Chicken The deaf mental health charity SignHealth, together with the text service Shout, has announced a new crisis text line for […]
Wed, Sep 11 2019
Debbie Lawrence: Why CODA camp is important
The Limping Chicken I’ve just finished co-organising the 7th annual CODA (Children of Deaf Adults) camp and this year we hosted 72 children […]
Tue, Sep 10 2019
Lisa Kelly: There should be no stigma in talking about...
The Limping Chicken This autumn is going to be a busy time for exploring deafness on a personal and societal level. It will […]
Mon, Sep 09 2019
Molly Berry: Why Lipreading Awareness Week is so important
The Limping Chicken I’d like to tell you something about Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss classes, which is their full title. These classes are […]
Fri, Sep 06 2019
Leah Michaelides: my latest wellbeing tips for leading...
The Limping Chicken I used the ‘Sick of It!’ report created by Sign Health as part of my research study for my dissertation […]
Thu, Sep 05 2019
Juliet England: New help for outdoor theatre goers with a...
The Limping Chicken For many, a piece of outdoor theatre (typically Shakespeare) will have been an essential part of the summer, the memories […]
Wed, Sep 04 2019
Carly Sygrove: Learning a new language with a hearing loss
The Limping Chicken I have been living in Madrid for nearly 5 years. During the first two years, I was actively learning Spanish. […]
Tue, Sep 03 2019
Kerena Marchant: Why I’m standing at the next election...
The Limping Chicken A General Election is on the horizon. It could be announced as early as this week if Parliament call it […]
Mon, Sep 02 2019
Deaf News: Deaf Connection closure leaves 100 Deaf people...
The Limping Chicken After 197 years of service, the charity Deaf Connections, based in Glasgow, has suddenly closed its doors, leaving 100 elderly […]
Sun, Sep 01 2019
Deaf News: Deaf man makes legal history as first profoundly...
The Limping Chicken A cochlear implant user from London is reported to have been the first profoundly deaf juror to serve in a […]
Fri, Aug 30 2019
Jo Verrent: My most accessible Edinburgh Fringe ever,...
The Limping Chicken I’ve been going up to Edinburgh Fringe for 20 years, sometimes just for a day or so, sometimes for a […]
Thu, Aug 29 2019
Meet: Rose Ayling-Ellis, star of BBC’s Summer of Rockets
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey. Hi Rose, I remember meeting you on an NDCS filming weekend a decade ago where you showed […]
Wed, Aug 28 2019
Juliet England: My deafie diary
The Limping Chicken I thought I’d try out a new format for Limping Chicken this month – a sort of deafie diary, if […]
Tue, Aug 27 2019
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
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