Author Archives: Kathleen Grehan

Southampton Deaf Ball

If you are in the Southampton area and would like tickets for the Deaf Ball contact Lisa Dean to buy tickets Saintball2019@outlook.com The theme is ‘Silent Ritz 1920’ and proceeds go to the charity Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Date: November 16th 2019,  Time: 7pm – 1pm, Venue: Southampton Stadium  Tickets: £45 each. Book tables […]

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‘Frozen Snow Queen’ Including BSL, Spoken English and Captions

 A brand new festive theatre production “Frozen Snow Queen” from theatre company D-Live is coming this Christmas time. It includes British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English and captions throughout, so it’s aimed for families that include D/deaf people and those learning BSL.  Download Flyer The show will be performed at the following venues: Friday 6th and […]

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Hands-on BSL Practice in Deaf Awareness Sessions

Kathleen and Paul taught a very well received session at St Helier’s Hospital last Friday. Attendees particularly enjoyed pairing up and practising fingerspelling and phrases in British Sign Language. When we create training sessions we include vocabulary and scenarios which are appropriate to the workplace such as meeting and greeting patients / customers, checking an […]

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Overcoming Addiction – Treatment Considerations for D/deaf People

Read the full article on rehab4addiction’s website: https://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk/guides/overcoming-addiction-sensory-impaired “Deaf children whose families do not learn to communicate with them are four times more likely to suffer from mental health disorders than those whose families communicate well with them.” – The Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addiction (IRETA) Addiction treatment programmes often involve talking therapies and […]

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Deaf Rave Presents NYE Party

Tickets now available! See Deaf Rave website 31st December 2019 – At Colours, 2-4 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NU 8pm – 3am Massive celebration and deepest vibrations on the 12 o Clock HOUR! Booom! Goodbye 2018…Bring on for Year 2020! 600 d/Deaf UK and International community get together once again and party in style in […]

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