Clarification on Closure of “Pardon?” sub-groups

Hello Pardon? members! It seems like we have confused a lot of members with our pinned post on closing groups – so we’ve taken the most frequently asked questions and explained it here.

Firstly – Pardon? is not going anywhere. Continue reading “Clarification on Closure of “Pardon?” sub-groups”

Can you read my lips?

Back in March/April of 2013, Rachel Kolb wrote an essay titled “Seeing at the Speed of Sound”. You can read the article here.

Since then, she’s gone on to feature in a short documentary called “Can you read my lips?” – which was inspired by the essay she wrote. Uploaded two months ago, the 4 minute long short was produced by Little Moving Pictures and directed by David Terry Fine is opening the eyes and minds of hearing people that don’t understand our deafness and highlights the issues that we slam into every day when trying to understand what people are trying to say. Continue reading “Can you read my lips?”

UK Deaf Sport

Uk Deaf Sport is working on behalf of ALL Deaf and HoH, deafened and Deaf Blind people. Including as well, people with other disabilities in addition to deafness.

There is a misunderstanding that we only work with people who use sign language. Not correct, we help everyone.

Yes indeed, we do govern deaf sport – under the regulations of the International Committee of Sport for the Deaf and the European Deaf Sports Organisations (for European, World and Deaflympic competitions) – but all our organisations are also open to everyone else who does nat qualify under our international regulations. We are here to help you have the best possible access to physical activity and sport and enjoy it all int he way most suited to your circumstances.

UK Deaf Sport

New access guidance for guide & assistance dogs

New guidance has been published to make businesses accessible to guide and assistance dogs. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published a guide to help businesses comply with the Equality Act 2010 and welcome guide and assistance dogs onto their premises.

Assistance Dogs: A Guide For All Businesses