Our volunteer Will accompanied Rubbena, our lead trainer, to teach Deaf children Emotional Wellbeing and Visual Music; here is a bit about his experience:
"I’m a musician and volunteer at Deafax. Last week I went with our lead trainer, Rubbena, to help teach Deaf children, aged 9 upwards, about rhythm in music and how to write their own rhythm compositions. I’m hearing and don’t sign (although I am about to learn), and I found interacting with these childr...
Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq, our Lead Trainer, attended the Deaf Nest Conference which was held at Kingston University in London on 1st of March. The title of the conference - ‘Together Towards Tomorrow’ gave an impression that things are moving forward in terms of improving midwifery support to meet the needs of Deaf women. It was good to link up with professional associates from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Education for Choice and Brook, to...
Our latest community interview is with a teacher; someone who became deaf later in life. Deafness has touched many parts of his life, influencing the education and career of his children and his own professional and personal life. It’s a pleasure to welcome Mr Crawford Crombie Smith to the spotlight.
Tell us a bit about yourself.
Well, as you can tell from my name, I’m Scottish, and I’m proud of it. I’m delighted, by the way, that Scotland seems t...
Signed storytelling at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm
Come along and enjoy a fun family event at The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire.
Swishwiffling signed stories for all ages, deaf and hearing visitors: BSL signed talks about Roald Dahl’s life and stories, and signed storytelling from Revolting Rhymes through the day. http://bit.ly/1T6xjPx