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Blog: Cinema and theatre in Buxton

Cinema and theatre in BuxtonBy John Newton, Hearing Link volunteer My local cinema in Buxton, grandly called the Buxton Opera House, hardly ever screens films with captions. When most modern films are already captioned, and it is so easy to switch them on, I wondered why the cinema were not showing more captioned films. There surely must be a […]

Taxis users’ views sought in Northern Ireland

Taxis users' views sought in Northern IrelandViews of disabled people and older people are being sought on their experiences of using taxis in Northern Ireland. The survey has been developed by the Department for Infrastructure and NISRA with support from Imtac. Its findings will be used to inform future changes to the way taxis are regulated throughout the country. Imtac is […]

Events and entertainment survey

survey clipboardSheffield Hallam University student Emily Webster is looking for people with hearing loss to complete her survey on accessibility for events and entertainment venues. The survey is part of her dissertation on whether adjustments in place for deaf and hard of hearing people are adequate. She has chosen this subject due to her poor experiences […]

European study on accessible television

An international survey on accessible television in Europe is being carried out at the University of Seville (Spain). The brief survey aims to find out the opinion of the users of the subtitling, audio description and sign language services on the BBC. All answers will remain totally anonymous. If you have any questions about the survey, […]

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