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Campaign for 2D cinema screenings- Where’s my 2D?

Samantha guest blogging once again (I might as well take up permanent residence, I know!) With thanks to Sarah Fones and Steven Ellis, who took all the hard work out of this post, and have tackled an issue that’s been bugging me for ages. I’m blogging today to make Pesky People’s readers aware of a campaign that I think it very relevant. Disabled people might be used to finding their entertainment options somewhat limited, when... 
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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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Disability Access Survey

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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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Fingers (short film performed in BSL)

A short film by Sandra Alland in collaboration with Alison Smith of Pesky People presented at b)other exhibition at Gallery of Modern Art Glasgow. Performed in British Sign Language (BSL) by Alison Smith. Voice-over by Sandra Alland for partially sighted and blind people. Note to hearing people: Watch with the sound turned off for a different feel.  Read More →

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