Deafness and hearing-impairment

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    Video caption: Covid: Deaf campaigner calls for more research into clear masks

    A campaigner is calling for more research into clear masks to stop people feeling isolated.

  2. 'Life-changing' smartphone gift transforms lockdown for deaf Bridport resident

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    Video caption: John, 76, had spent nine months in isolation with very little social or physical contact.
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    Video caption: Deaf Awareness Week: Belfast schoolboy involved in BBC SignSong

    Seven-year-old Jensen Rea is involved in a special BBC music project for Deaf Awareness Week 2021.

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    Video caption: Try out some common British Sign Language signs so you can communicate more inclusively

    If you're wanting to try something new here's some common British Sign Language signs that might help you get to know someone in the deaf community.

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    Video caption: Coronavirus: The impact on the deaf community

    Fresh calls for change are being made as the deaf community continues to be disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

  6. Meet the Director of ‘Oh Toni!’ for The Break

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    Video caption: Bim Ajadi explains their experience of being a film director who is deaf.

    Bim Ajadi, director of ‘Oh Toni!’ for The Break, explains their experience of being a film director who is deaf.

  7. Inventions in Sound

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    Video caption: The poet Raymond Antrobus explores the art of translating sound for the eye.

    The poet Raymond Antrobus explores the art of translating sound for the eye, looking at the poetic possibilities of closed captions.

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    Video caption: The 'hearing' children fluent in sign language

    Kate, Patrick and Charlie Sinclair were brought up learning sign language despite not having hearing difficulties.

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    Video caption: The pizza place with sign language on the menu

    Inside a pizzeria entirely run by deaf or hard-of-hearing employees.

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    Video caption: Back to school with a little bear and his hearing aids

    How a picture book about a little bear who discovers he is deaf tells a personal story for its creators.

  11. The Curtain Of Silence

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    Video caption: Programme about deafness in Britain today. (1973)

    First transmitted in 1973, Horizon reports on deafness in Britain today, including the provision of aids for the deaf and the dangers of noise induced deafness.

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    Video caption: Sign language: Seven-year-old teaching classmates

    Jensen Rea, who is deaf in one ear, has been teaching British Sign Language throughout lockdowns.