An experience at the audiology

“There’s an interpreter here for you,” the receptionist told me. An interpreter? I didn’t think I’d booked one. I’d assumed that as I was attending an audiology appointment that I wouldn’t need one, seeing as they’d be so used to dealing with deaf people… right? But anyhow, we had an interpreter. After a short wait […]

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The role of a sign singer

Signsong tends to spark a love it/hate it response from the Deaf community. However as a performer and tutor of signsong I can see for myself how interest in the art form is surely growing. But when I tell people what it is I do, I still get the occasional screwed up face and an […]

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Exclusive interview with Jules Dameron, director of ASL version of Let it Go

There is no denying that the Disney film Frozen has taken the world by storm. And its iconic song, Let it Go, has enjoyed tremendous success. With over 265 million views on You Tube and an academy award for best original song, it has been translated into 42 languages. And now, thanks to the Deaf Professional […]

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The novelty of sign language…

As someone who works in signed song – that is, performing songs in sign language – my first priority is always the comprehension of the signs. I take the responsibility of making lyrics accessible verrrrry seriously.  That doesn’t mean they have to look uninteresting, however. Oh no. One of the most beautiful aspects of working […]

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