How do you get rid of tinnitus?

Tinnitus blights many lives. Current estimates indicate that around 6 million people experience tinnitus in the UK. We take a look at the latest treatments available and offer tips on how to manage your tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is when you hear sounds in the ears, that are not made externally. The type of …

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Tech and Tea sessions

Project update: We received funding from Tesco Bags for Help to run Tech and Tea sessions. The sessions supported Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Milton Keynes. Our aim was to help Deaf people connect with each other, to learn about I.T and to support people with updating their tech skills. We managed to run sessions …

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Top 10 tips: using BSL Interpreters

Never worked with a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter before? Here is our top ten list of handy tips and actions you can take so you can work with a BSL interpreter confidently. When two parties use different languages, language professionals are used to facilitating communication. Contrary to popular belief, communication is not a given. …

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How to ask for a BSL interpreter

Your right to reasonable adjustments The Equality Act 2010 protects you from discrimination. You have a right to ‘reasonable adjustments’ if it is too difficult for you to access services, activities or work opportunities. If you are Deaf and use BSL, a reasonable adjustment might include providing a BSL interpreter. Important: If a business is …

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Finding Deaf-friendly Work

Finding a job can be hard especially if you have never worked before or if you have not worked for a long time. Here are some tips to help you find a job: Prepare a basic CV: A CV is like your ‘life story’. It explains your history and helps employers understand who you are. …

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