Researchers are exploring different ways to improve how cochlear implant users perceive speech and music in noisy environments.
A cultural collaboration with deafblind people led to the development of a high-tech device to help navigate their world post-lockdown
Deaf people from different parts of the world can have different accents, whether they speak, sign or both.
It’s refreshing to see disabled actors in disabled roles, but can’t the academy acknowledge films that highlight disability without falling into stereotypical representations?
Most indigenous signed languages in Africa today are marginalised, dominated and suppressed by foreign signed languages.
Those with disaster experience said they hadn’t received proper warnings, which led to confusion, helplessness and panic. There was a sense that ‘we always come last’.
While the pandemic has had devastating consequences for imprisoned people, many of their experiences were already characterised by pain and deprivation
Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
Deaf Christians can often feel excluded in churches. But the Christian contemplative tradition that celebrates silence and considers it a form of prayer can bring a new understanding of faith.
Limited contact between the first British Sign Language communities created dialects that are still in use today.
The latest proposed cuts to deaf education services just fuel the deaf community’s mistrust of the ‘hearing’ authorities that wield the axe.
Three Oscar-nominated films prominently featured characters using sign languages. It’s an important contribution to recognising Deaf culture and identity.
A proposed tweak to the copyright laws should make it easier to reversion protected works for people with disabilities.
This Masters degree sets a precedent in South Africa and gives universities that want to be truly inclusive a lot to think about.
A recent Australian high court case has highlighted a problem that also exists in UK and Ireland.
Think it’s stressful visiting a police station? Try doing it when you can’t hear.