Sharing the passion for inclusion

Inclusion: photo of Joanne, Signal, and Paul, Signhealth Uganda

We were delighted to welcome Paul, head of our partner Signhealth Uganda, to the UK in September. Paul inspired us with updates on our joint work to help deaf children and […]

First buddy ready for action as deaf awareness builds

Buddy ready for action: photo of Roger receiving certificate

Signal’s new befriending and deaf awareness project is now fully up and running. We have started conversations with people grappling with hearing loss, trained our first volunteer and held two awareness raising seminars. Our befriending […]

Nelson says “I now have friends”

Friends: photo of pupil writing on the blackboard in Northern Malawi

Deaf pupil Nelson tells us how his primary school in the Northern Region of Malawi has changed from a place where he felt shunned to a place where more deaf children have felt encouraged […]

The Wave Interview with Fiona

The Wave Interview: photo of tinnitus support group coordinator

Fiona Checkley, Volunteer Coordinator of the Shropshire and Telford Tinnitus Support Groups, gives an interview to Wave… “The Shropshire Tinnitus Support Group is celebrating its second birthday and the Telford group is not far behind. […]

Give the gift of education

The gift of education: photo of school children signing in Uganda

“Deaf children also have rights, because they are human beings” – Josephine, primary school pupil, Masaka District Children who are deaf or have hearing impairments in Uganda can be labelled “kasiru” which means “stupid” in Luganda, a local language. They […]

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