Deaf Awareness Week 2019: The Highlights

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Hi everyone!

AND THE BIGGEST WEEK OF THE YEAR is over… sadly!

What a week it’s been though! Throughout this Deaf Awareness Week, we’ve seen many incredible photos, videos and lots of people sharing their stories.

I thought it would be a nice tribute to sum up the highlights in this blog!

Don’t be a Donut, Be Deaf Aware Campaign – Action on Hearing Loss

‘Ed’s Guide to Deaf Awareness’ – BBC No Filter

Check out this hilarious deaf awareness video from Ed – aka The Deaf Traveller

‘The Truth about Deafness’ – Jazzy Whipps

Dress in Decibels

Action on Hearing Loss encouraged people to wear their loudest clothes for Deaf Awareness Week – I’m loving Louise Deaf Awareness‘ outfit!

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxKH4EMHmGq

#AddSubtitles Campaign

Deaf Girly, Paula Garfield, Daniel Jillings and I teamed up with Speechmatics and Screen Subtitling Systems to launch this subtitle campaign! Check it out

Deaf Awareness Tips from Mr Luke Christian

Deaf Girly’s Viral Tweet!

Over 60,000 people are talking about Deaf Girly’s tweet – #Subtitles are for everyone!

RADley Bear’s Adventures – Royal Association for Deaf people

RAD’s mascot RADley shows the common barriers that deaf people face in this video series, and how to overcome them!

All on the Board

Check out these blogs!

‘LIAM O’DELL: IT’S TIME TO TELL OUR STORIES AS ROLE MODELS THIS DEAF AWARENESS WEEK’

‘DEAFIE BLOGGER: WHY DEAF AWARENESS WEEK IS IMPORTANT’

What were your highlights of the week?

Until next year… what will it bring?

Love E x

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