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#I volunteered at a Deaf school in Nepal – 28 February 2020
#AddSubtitles – Deaf Awareness Week Campaign – 7 May 2019
Deaf Girly, Paula Garfield, Daniel Jillings and I teamed up with Speechmatics and Screen Subtitling Systems to launch GetSasquatching – a subtitling solution for social media content!
Laughing to Deaf Comedy Night – 6 May 2019
Accessible Comedy Night at the Comedy Store, London – Check out the blog!
Speech to National Deaf Children’s Society Youth Advisory Board – 11 February 2019
Guest Speaker for the NDCS YAB at their event in Manchester, talking about my story growing up deaf, how I became a blogger and inspiring them for the future
Signature Annual Awards – 9 November 2018
Winner of the Leadership Award!
‘Using her hugely successful blog as a platform, Ellie can be described as a future leader due to her commitment to making positive change and the passion she has to inspire the next generation.’
Meeting with UK Cinema Association – 2 October 2018
Discussing the current #SubtitledCinema provision for D/deaf people, a further step for my campaign!
Speech at Oak Lodge School – 15 March 2018
Exploring the ‘Money Mechanics’ workshops and giving a speech to the whole school!
Appearing on Radio 5 Live – 5 March 2018
Chatting about The Silent Child’s Oscar win and what it’s like being deaf on Radio 5 Live Drivetime session (Nationwide!)
National Deaf Children’s Society Wales ‘Pay it Forward’ Awards – 16 February 2018
Presenting the Community Spirit Award 2018 to the Cwmbran Deaf Choir.
Virgin Money Bank Visit – 26 January 2018
Visiting the staff at Virgin Money Bank to give Deaf Awareness talks and helping them to make their services more accessible for disabled people.
Norfolk Summer Deaf Festival, Norwich – 14 July 2017
Giving a speech about who I am, my blogging and life as a deaf person, as well as photos with deaf dancer Chris Fonseca, and volunteers from the festival.
Good Vibrations Music Festival, San Antonio, Texas USA – 20 May 2017
First Deaf Accessible Festival – feat. closed captioning, vibrating backpacks and so much more!
Charity Tandem Skydive for Norfolk Deaf Association – 14 May 2017
Deaffest, Wolverhampton UK – 12/13 May 2017
Meeting lots of wonderful, inspirational individuals… deaf dancer Chris Fonseca, Cbeebies Magic Hands presenter Ashley Kendall, Hollyoaks actress Rachel Shenton and deaf rapper Sean Forbes.
Photoshoot for Phonak’s 70th Anniversary in Zurich, Switzerland – 24 March 2017
Visit to Phonak HQ, Zurich, Switzerland – 11 May 2016
Royal Association for Deaf people 175th Birthday Honors Awards – 11 February 2016
Being presented with the Young Person’s Runner Up Award, plus photos with Helen Lederer, Jan Sheldon, Toby Burton and the winner- Ashley Kendall!
Photo credit: Parfitt Family
Photo credit: Association for Deaf People
Deaf Awareness Talk – 12 January 2016
Talking to BTEC Teaching Assistants about how they can help deaf children in school
Action on Hearing Loss – Hearing Matters Launch – Parliament – 4 November 2015