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Grants to help disabled into work increased by £15,000

Hundreds of disabled people are set to benefit from a £15,000 boost to a cap on funding…


Access to work: Funding increase for disabled workers – BBC News

The maximum amount disabled people can claim to help them access employment is set to increase to…


Much-needed facelift for Northwich centre for the deaf – The Chester Chronicle

A hardy team of workers have given a centre for the deaf in Cheshire a much-needed facelift. Commuters…


I’m glad The Silent Child is changing the narrative around deaf children – but it’s important to remember that sign language is not the only option – The Independent

The Oscar nominated short film, The Silent Child, has shone a light on the issues facing parents…


Maisie, 6, asked to star in in full-length sequel to Oscar movie – Plymouth Herald

The six-year-old Plymouth girl who starred in an Oscar-winning short film has been lined up to appear…


Maisie Sly’s father on why her Oscars success could be the turning point for deaf people everywhere – The Telegraph

Maisie Sly, a profoundly deaf six-year-old from Swindon, has just played the lead role in an Oscar-winning…


UK Oscar winner’s sign-language speech raises profile of ‘silent disability’ – The Guardian

Much of the talk before Sunday’s Oscars ceremony was about Hollywood’s moral compass. After 2016’s Oscars So White…


Oscars 2018: Ex-Hollyoaks star uses sign language in acceptance speech – BBC News

A film starring a six-year-old deaf British girl and made by two former Hollyoaks stars has won…


WATCH: Adorable deaf puppy finding love through sign language will melt your heart –

BRITAIN’S unluckiest puppy is walking back to happiness after being taught sign language.


A Day in the Life of Deafness Support Network project worker Erica Jones – The Chester Chronicle

Name: Erica Jones Job: I work for Deafness Support Network as a Project Worker (CIN) / Fundraiser Where were…

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