Archive for Deaf Arts

The L.T.D Fest @proudcamden

Heavy Load With the uproar over Dea Birkett’s tweet yesterday about her daughter being turned away from a Proud venue it’s worth mentioning that they are hosting a fantastic festival at Proud Camden on Thursday 24th February. L.T.D. Fest (Let’s Talk Disability) is being hosted by T4’s Jameela Jamil as part  Channel 4’s Battlefront Campaign Lets Talk Disability. It’s got an incredible electric line of performers both... 
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Hands On: Cultural Leaders Programme

Exciting news to announce that DaDa the Disability and Deaf Arts agency in Liverpool is delivering a short project for twenty Deaf Arts and Cultural Leaders, at ‘mid career’ stages on their developments. This programme is part of the Cultural Leadership Programme and is the first of it’s kind. Download both pdf and word documents. Applications will be accepted by DaDa in video or by an application form. Hands On Deaf Cultural Leadership... 
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Deaf Mugger – a new use for Access to Work support

The government has a very useful funding scheme called Access to Work which pays for disabled people to get the assistance they need to do their job properly. Deaf people use this fund to pay for interpreter support, or note takers. Ben Green, the writer and actor in this film, worked as an interpreter booker for See Hear and perhaps thought, taken to its logical conclusion, that Deaf criminals would have the same access needs as anyone else! Written... 
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