Rapper Beautiful The Artist performs in the music video for the dip hop song ‘DEAFinitely Lit.’
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Dip hop artists move across the stage, hands flying through the air, as audiences pulse to the rhythm of a blasting bass beat.
A cultural collaboration with deafblind people led to the development of a high-tech device to help navigate their world post-lockdown
The Deaf community, which includes hearing people as well as those who are deaf and hard of hearing, can be a big help to deaf children and their parents.
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Families with deaf children often seek a lot of advice and help, but too rarely find the robust Deaf community in the US full of people with experience and expertise.
Oscar winning film CODA has shone a light on what accessibility and representation for the deaf community means on film and TV.
The South African Sign Language is offered as a school subject from pre-school until the final year of high school since 2015.
Schools and universities are embracing and promoting the use and teaching of South African Sign Language but more still needs to be done.
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’.
Women protested outside the White House in 1917, seeking the right to vote.
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Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, low pay and lack of appreciation, deaf women have fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including the right to vote.
The Westminster government has not provided BSL interpreters at vital briefings.
The absence of BSL interpreters at daily briefings and patronising mask guidance have made a grim time even worse for some citizens.
Many Deaf people worldwide face inequalities when it comes to accessing health services and information. Our study of Deaf people in Wales shows what improvements still need to be made.
Limited contact between the first British Sign Language communities created dialects that are still in use today.
Sign and spoken language share the stage in a theatre production, with Deaf actors performing in their first language.
A New Zealand theatre company stages plays that blend spoken and sign language, giving audiences a chance to experience Deaf culture and identity.
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.
There is so much more to sign language than the hands, as interpreter Christine Dudley demonstrates.
Yes, sign language has grammar – and it goes way beyond what you do with your hands.
Kenyan Sign Language bridges the communication gap between the deaf and hearing.
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Effective communication in sign language between health workers and deaf patients enhances the provision of safe and effective health care.