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Staying at home? Tips and Advice, Fun Things and Activities you can do!

Looking for things to do? Check out this video… It’s subtitled too!

Phonak HearingLikeMe Instagram Takeover

I took over the HearingLikeMe Instagram account for the day, talking about my hearing loss, my life, hearing technologies, teaching some sign language and a Q&A session! (You’ll need an Instagram account to watch!)

Watch the Instagram Takeover here!

#I volunteered at a Deaf school in Nepal – 28 February 2020

Talking about my amazing experience volunteering in a Deaf school in Nepal with VoluntEars – check them out for overseas volunteering in Nepal, Ghana and Sri Lanka. Filmed by Action on Hearing Loss.

#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

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NDCS YAB Feb 2019

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!

Image of myself standing outside the UK Cinema Association office. I am wearing a black short sleeved top with embellished neckline, and a green, black and white chequered skirt. I am smiling and my hair is in a bun.

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!)

Deafie Blogger smiling sitting in a Radio Recording Studio wearing a red top, heart necklace with recording panels and microphones in front of her

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