Deafness separates people from people

Deafness separates people from people: please face me

“Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.” These powerful words are attributed to the author Helen Keller, who became blind and deaf in infancy, following an illness. […]

Going back home

Photo of Mwawi reunited with mother and going back home

This is the story of Mwawi from the Rumphi District of Northern Malawi. When Mwawi was just three years old, she suffered a sickness which lasted for six months. Despairing that she might not […]

The Hub celebrates a year of helping people

Photo of The Hub manager and volunteers with a birthday cake

Signal: The Hub in Shropshire has celebrated its first year of helping people overcome the isolating effects of deafness, hearing loss or tinnitus. The Hub manager Paul and his team of volunteers have […]

Chalking up the miles!

Chalking up the miles: photo of headteacher and two pupils with hearing impairments

The pupils at Baschurch Primary School near Shrewsbury have taken on the challenge of a sponsored mini-marathon to support Signal and their headteacher Mrs Williams’ first full marathon attempt. The pupils, from four […]

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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