Our volunteer Sylvia reviews the performance of Strictly winner and deaf actress Rose Ayling-Ellis in her West End debut playing Celia in As You Like It. She also shares some useful information about accessing theatre if you have hearing loss.
By Nicola Hicks What is the point of going to a lipreading class? You might think the answer to this is simple – surely people go because they have lost some hearing and need to lipread to help them follow conversation. It’s true this is the main reason people enrol, but there are lots of […]
By Helen Hollings By the time I was 20 years old I was using two hearing aids due to a decline in my hearing, having been born deaf with a severe hearing loss in my left ear. I have always enjoyed sport, running and swam at the World Deaf Games in 1997 in Denmark. I then had […]
This book is set in the remote southwest of Australia and has interesting connections with Aboriginal culture and a lot of Aussie slang. I firmly believe that the way to understand people in other places and times is to read the fiction produced about them.
Following the loss of her son, Jon in 2018, Susana decided to write a book, partly as a tribute, partly as a therapy and partly to share her experience of her fight to obtain the best possible scenario for her disabled child.