June 23, 2016

Helen, Deafax’s Chief Executive recently returned from a holiday in Barbados. Lucky her! However, it wasn’t all play. She met up with a friend who lives out there, Peter Boos and his wife Jan, Peter has set up the Aspire Foundation. www.aspirebarbados.org and told her all about the latest developments.

Peter also organised lunch at the Yacht Club where Helen met with up with Bonnie Leonce and Nikita. Bonnie is a qualified American Sign Language Interpreter o...

June 22, 2016

We’ve recently started delivering one of the most challenging training programmes for schools in our 30-year history.  It’s called ‘Prevent 2B Safe’ and is part of a high-profile national counter-terrorism and security initiative.

Deafax has developed these anti-radicalisation training workshops for deaf pupils.  We know that extremists target the vulnerable and those who are ‘different’ and they exploit social media to recruit young people.  The grooming te...

June 14, 2016

As with people from all walks of life, deaf society enjoys many different social and cultural structures. It is only relatively recently that these unique approaches and conventions have begun to be explored and understood. As we strive to learn from and accommodate the deaf community, these all-important memes have become part of the way we communicate with and recognise the choices of deaf people and those with hearing loss.

One area that we still have a l...

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