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Hearing Loops: Assistive Listening Technology ~ Dee Bolemon

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“Oh, my goodness!” I said out loud. The sound startled me. And then I smiled. I had just experienced an induction hearing loop for the first time.  Wow! This was an emotional moment, as most of my life I’ve struggled to understand presenters in public venues or meeting halls. But with the hearing loop installed in the […]

Disabled People and Terminology ~ Michèle Taylor

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Terminology is important, because words reflect our attitudes and beliefs. However, some of the terms we tend to use may not reflect how some disabled people see themselves. Using the right words matters. This is not about ‘political correctness’ but using wording and language which disabled people and disabled people’s organisations working to promote the […]

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British Sign Language in the Art World ~ Edward J Richards, Cutting Edge Design Limited

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Hello! I’m Edward Richards, a Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) user I set up my own graphic design company, specialising in inclusive and accessible communication. I have used interpreters for about the last 12 years and kept noticing that no matter the agency I used, the level of choice and quality of the service wasn’t […]

My House of Memories app – partnership case study

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The root of the House of Memories training is to acknowledge and understand that an individual’s personal history and memory is of great value and significance. Museums are great at looking after memories and House of Memories is an imaginative education resource, increasing dementia awareness in communities and access to new skills and resources.