Angela Twigg: Why I set up InteGreat Theatre
The Limping Chicken I am Angela Twigg, coordinator and director of InteGreat Theatre. InteGreat is a community theatre group for Deaf and hearing […]
Thu, Apr 18 2019
Juliet England: Why I’m suffering from exam stress –...
The Limping Chicken Juliet England jumped at the chance to do some exam invigilation work recently – but how would she get on […]
Wed, Apr 17 2019
Rebecca-Anne Withey: Deafness is no barrier to dance
The Limping Chicken Back when I was at University studying Performance Arts, I wrote my dissertation on inner rhythm and the theory that […]
Mon, Apr 15 2019
Deaf News: Deaf boy joins Mensa with ‘genius’ IQ score
The Limping Chicken A 12-year-old boy from Lancashire has joined the prestigious group Mensa, after scoring 162 in an IQ test. Darren Toh, […]
Fri, Apr 12 2019
Deaf Sri Lankan refugee honoured at City Lit Centenary...
The Limping Chicken Ilyaas Cader, a profoundly deaf Sri Lankan refugee who fled his war-torn homeland to seek asylum in the UK, making […]
Thu, Apr 11 2019
Alison Williams: My experiences as a deaf waitress
The Limping Chicken Working in a busy customer service environment may seem faintly terrifying to many people who struggle with their hearing. I […]
Wed, Apr 10 2019
Deaf News: Swimming teachers in Doncaster get a lesson in...
The Limping Chicken A group of swimming teachers from Doncaster Dome have had a special sign language lesson delivered by Deaf children. The […]
Tue, Apr 09 2019
The Secret Deafie: Is deafness the last uncool thing?
The Limping Chicken The Secret Deafie is a regular column about deaf experiences submitted anonymously by different contributors. If you have a story […]
Tue, Apr 09 2019
Deaf News: Deaf woman named NCT Volunteer of the Year
The Limping Chicken Alison Stephenson from Darlington has been named NCT Volunteer of the Year at the national NCT Stars Awards, which fittingly […]
Mon, Apr 08 2019
Heathlands School: Supporting Deaf children in the Gambia
The Limping Chicken If anyone would like to make a donation to the bus fundraising campaign, please contact email@example.com for details or if […]
Mon, Apr 08 2019
Liam O’Dell: A deaf-friendly rail system will benefit...
The Limping Chicken I’m always at a loss when discussing accessible rail solutions for deaf people. If it’s not on the platform, where […]
Fri, Apr 05 2019
The Jungle Book, Derby Theatre’s first ever BSL...
The Limping Chicken Derby Theatre’s first ever BSL integrated theatre show, The Jungle Book, opens on 5th April. The production boasts a talented […]
Wed, Apr 03 2019
Juliet England: Would you take a drug for your deafness?...
The Limping Chicken Researchers in London have been testing a new drug that could enhance hearing in those who are hard of hearing […]
Tue, Apr 02 2019
Why you should read Fragments: Essays and Philosophies by...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey Elizabeth A. Ward, a deaf writer, activist and feminist has released her first book in which the […]
Mon, Apr 01 2019
Deafie Blogger: This Mothers Day, let’s hear it for the...
The Limping Chicken Here’s to the Mums! This Mother’s Day is the perfect time to reflect on the love, care and support that […]
Fri, Mar 29 2019
Juliet England: Marching against Brexit – with a hearing...
The Limping Chicken There was only place our writer Juliet felt she could be on Saturday – but what was the Put it […]
Thu, Mar 28 2019
Deaf poet Raymond Antrobus wins prestigious Ted Hughes prize
The Limping Chicken Deaf poet Raymond Antrobus has won the prestigious Ted Hughes prize for his debut collection of poetry, called The Perseverance. […]
Wed, Mar 27 2019
Read: Britain’s only full-time Deaf football coach (via...
The Limping Chicken The Guardian has published an interview with Ben Lampert, who works for Brentford FC and is Britain’s only full-time Deaf […]
Wed, Mar 27 2019
Deaf News: First-ever middle ear transplant takes place in...
The Limping Chicken The first middle ear transplant has been successfully performed by professors in South Africa, in a procedure which could reverse […]
Wed, Mar 27 2019
Carly Sygrove: How I told my deafness story in a...
The Limping Chicken ‘Hearing Me’ is now available to listen to through the following link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csynqv. Please note there is a transcript to […]
Tue, Mar 26 2019
Nathan Young: Help me represent GB at the World Deaf...
The Limping Chicken Help fund Nathan at the World Deaf Swimming Championships by clicking here. My name is Nathan Young and the reason […]
Mon, Mar 25 2019
Juliet England: My cochlear implant dilemma
The Limping Chicken Friday night and I’m doing one of my regular volunteer front of house shifts at my local theatre, struggling as […]
Fri, Mar 22 2019
Sara Gilpin: Our Deaf princess
The Limping Chicken Let me share a little of my story: I grew up in a hearing world, my family, all my friends […]
Thu, Mar 21 2019
Dilara Earle: How I started vlogging with my best friend
The Limping Chicken Over the last 4 years, I’ve been creating videos for The Pickle Sandwich to raise awareness about living with a […]
Tue, Mar 19 2019
Deaf News: Signature to stop hosting annual awards “for...
The Limping Chicken The awarding body for sign language qualifications, Signature, has announced that it will no longer host its annual awards ceremony. […]
Mon, Mar 18 2019
Liam O’Dell: Guesswork – do deaf people have an...
The Limping Chicken Deafness, and the adjustment in communication that comes with it, comes with lots of guessing, so does that make deaf people […]
Mon, Mar 18 2019
Teresa Garratty: More young deaf people should be seen on...
The Limping Chicken I recently landed myself on a mainstream film set for the first time in a long while and I was […]
Fri, Mar 15 2019
Lesley Weatherson: More research is needed into deaf...
The Limping Chicken The study of deaf women and maternity services it seems has had little academic research. Midwives do a fabulous job […]
Thu, Mar 14 2019
Tyron Woolfe: What I learned in seven months as a solo Deaf...
The Limping Chicken This blog was written in Orlando airport, where I stopped en route home, with seven hours to kill. I […]
Wed, Mar 13 2019
Sarah Beauvoisin: Appearing on Channel 4’s First Dates
The Limping Chicken I was on an episode of Channel 4’s First Dates over 3 years ago. I didn’t plan to be on […]
Tue, Mar 12 2019
Juliet England: Were Deaf twins Natasha and Rhianna axed...
The Limping Chicken When profoundly deaf non-identical twins Natasha and Rhianna Cullen, both 12 and from Derby, were cast in a new 90-second […]
Mon, Mar 11 2019
Tyron Woolfe: The barber in Mexico – 7 months on
The Limping Chicken Tyron has been sharing a number of reflective blogs on Limping Chicken about the people he met and what he […]
Fri, Mar 08 2019
Liam O’Dell: We need to change the tone around hearing...
The Limping Chicken When we hear the phrase ‘hearing protection’, it likely isn’t long before we conjure up in our minds an image […]
Thu, Mar 07 2019
New CBeebies series of Magic Hands: interview with Camilla...
The Limping Chicken Interview by Rebecca-Anne Withey The new series of Magic Hands recently began on February 25th. I was particularly excited about […]
Tue, Mar 05 2019
The hearing chaplain fighting for his local Deaf community...
The Limping Chicken It may not necessarily be the most Christian of sentiments, but chaplain Rev David Southall admits to feeling angry to […]
Mon, Mar 04 2019
Review: Mirror Mirror by Red Earth Theatre (see them on...
The Limping Chicken Red Earth Theatre are currently touring their latest production of Mirror Mirror. It tells the tale of Snow White in […]
Fri, Mar 01 2019
Zoe Fudge-Ajadi: Being the architect of my own BRIGHT...
The Limping Chicken I was born profoundly Deaf and I’ve been slowly losing my vision ever since. Now all I can see of the […]
Fri, Mar 01 2019
Deaf News: Irish Deaf Society to restructure following...
The Limping Chicken The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) has announced that it is to update its governance structures, as the ongoing funding issues […]
Thu, Feb 28 2019
Laurentia Tan: Working with Evelyn Glennie for the...
The Limping Chicken When Audiovisability mentioned that we were going to work with Evelyn Glennie, I was excited. It is a HUGE honour […]
Wed, Feb 27 2019
David Thompson: Theatres – will they never learn?
The Limping Chicken I’m a hard of hearing man married to a profoundly deaf woman, and one of our hobbies is going to […]
Tue, Feb 26 2019
Amy Gibbs: We need more visible Deaf role models
The Limping Chicken After hearing various stories and meeting people who grow up in a predominantly hearing world, I feel compelled to write […]
Mon, Feb 25 2019
Juliet England: What’s it like being ‘the hearing...
The Limping Chicken Ruth first came into my life sometime in early 1991, when I was spending a year in Spain as part […]
Fri, Feb 22 2019
Sara Rose: “Imagine” – a glimpse into my life with...
The Limping Chicken Imagine waking up each day and relying on an external power pack to get you going for the day. Imagine […]
Thu, Feb 21 2019
Liam O’Dell: Is it time to drop the d/Deaf labels?
The Limping Chicken I stumbled into the deaf community about five years ago, when I shamefully knew next to no British Sign Language […]
Wed, Feb 20 2019
Teresa Garratty: Those exploiting deafness in the arts need...
The Limping Chicken Not to sound ungrateful, but this article is probably gonna make me seem…ungrateful. Oh well! You can’t win ’em all, […]
Tue, Feb 19 2019
DeafATW: Fill in the Access To Work cap survey 2019 (with...
The Limping Chicken BSL translation videos are at the bottom of this blog – scroll down the page to see them! If you […]
Mon, Feb 18 2019
Deaf Derby twins’ acting career takes off with British...
The Limping Chicken Derby twins Natasha and Rhianna Cullen, who are 12, have enjoyed their moment in the spotlight after appearing in a […]
Fri, Feb 15 2019
Deafie Blogger: Life as a deaf blogger!
The Limping Chicken Looking back to my teenage self, sitting in English class at school trying to make sense of a complicated book, […]
Thu, Feb 14 2019
Deaf News: ‘Lost generation’ of deaf children falling a...
The Limping Chicken England’s deaf children are falling a whole grade behind their hearing classmates at GCSE, even though deafness is not a learning disability. […]
Wed, Feb 13 2019
Tyron Woolfe: My Bolivian step parents – 5 months on...
The Limping Chicken Tyron is sharing a number of reflective blogs on Limping Chicken about the people he met and what he learned […]
Tue, Feb 12 2019
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