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Since 1985 we've been working to empower and enhance the lives of deaf people.

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New & Noteworthy

We're always hard at work making a difference, these are our most important updates.
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Congratulations in order!

Congratulations in order!

We are delighted to report that the National Lottery Community Fund are going to fund our latest project called Access all Health.

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Deafax Honorary Vice President praised in The Oratorian

Deafax Honorary Vice President praised in The Oratorian

Ken Carter introduces a selection of highly talented and outstanding Old Oratorians whom he had the privilege of teaching at the Oratory School and who have become leaders in the charities he has set up.

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DEAL (Digital Education & Assisted Learning)

DEAL (Digital Education & Assisted Learning)

Ken Carter provides a brief overview of the latest research study based on experiences of students in higher education.

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Did you know in 1973 the first UK telephone call between two deaf people was made?

Did you know in 1973 the first UK telephone call between two deaf people was made?

Breakthrough Trust deaf directors, Andrew Kenyon in London and David Hyslop in Birmingham made the first UK telephone call.

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The Technology Revolution and Deafness - A Future Book For All Seasons

The Technology Revolution and Deafness - A Future Book For All Seasons

Ken Carter provides an overview of a book project still to be completed in BATOD Magazine

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Deaf Awareness Video

Deaf Awareness Video

A fantastic DEAF AWARENESS VIDEO promoting inclusion and the "Deaf Can" model

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A Celebration of Professor Harold Silver's Life

A Celebration of Professor Harold Silver's Life

Professor Harold Silver's inspiration and innovation were responsible for helping Deafax to be established.

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Transforming London Overground Journeys for Deaf Passengers

Transforming London Overground Journeys for Deaf Passengers

ARL, which operates the London Overground on behalf of Transport for London (TfL), has developed a comprehensive training programme alongside Deafax, Signly and DCAL, University College London's Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre

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Major Grant Secured From The Leverhulme Trust

Major Grant Secured From The Leverhulme Trust

We've partnered with GOALS4LIFE, AACT and the University of Reading for a major Leverhulme Trust funded research project!

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Lloyds Bank Partnership With Signly

Lloyds Bank Partnership With Signly

Signly wins yet another award - Best Financial Inclusion or Outreach Initiative!

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Signly App Wins Prestigious Award

Signly App Wins Prestigious Award

Signly Innovation at Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre wins at 2017 Jodi Awards Ceremony

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Community Interview With Our Chairman

Community Interview With Our Chairman

We recently interviewed our Chairman, Terry Waller

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Sex and Relationships

Sex and Relationships

Access to the vocabulary of SRE all too often proves especially challenging for deaf children. It is common in our experience for terms such as genitals, contraception, intercourse, sexuality to be met with blank faces.

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Say Cheese

Say Cheese

Deafax’s annual Cheese, Wine and Quiz evening went off with a bang!

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Introducing the Signly Network Rail App

Introducing the Signly Network Rail App

Signly & Network Rail's new app will aid the 1 in 6 deaf people who live in the UK have access to a range of information that will help them to cross the railway with confidence.

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Mind Your Language

Mind Your Language

Deafax has had the pleasure of working with on a range of projects where we’ve used interpreters, translators and native users of BSL.

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Interview with Debbie Flory

Interview with Debbie Flory

Our interview with Debbie Flory, the Administration & Events Coordinator for Deafax.

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Interview with One of our Team

Interview with One of our Team

Today we interview one of our team members Tracey, who is a native user of BSL.

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