Posted On: 29/02/16
Deaf people love going to the cinema just as much as anyone else does, but as I wrote in this Guardian article back in 2011, we’re not well served by cinemas.
Often, the limited number of subtitled film screenings are badly advertised, arranged at inconvenient times (such as in the middle of a working day, or early morning at the weekends).
And when deaf people do find a screening and go along, the subtitles don’t always work.
That might not sound like a big deal, but when a deaf person’s...
Posted On: 22/02/16
Posted On: 15/02/16
It took just seven words to change my entire life.
Seven words which broke my heart, shattered my dreams and turned my world upside down.
Seven words from which I emerged a stronger and more compassionate person.
“There’s something wrong with the baby’s heart.”
In that moment, I felt fear colder and stronger than any I’d ever...
Posted On: 08/02/16
Action Medical Research are funding more than 75 vital research projects across the UK to help save and change children's lives.
In Aberdeen, Professor Colin McCaig is investigating whether a revolutionary new approach to surgery might give children affected by cataracts better eyesight than is currently possible. Around 200 babies are born with cataracts each year in the UK. They can develop blurred or misty vision, or even go blind.