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Deaf Education: A New Philosophy

Research at NTID ( National Technical Institute for the Deaf) at the RIT(Rochester Institute of Technology, New York State) is shifting the way deaf students are being educated. Read on for more.

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Raising the Bar

The ‘Raising the Bar’ project was developed by the National Deaf Children’s Society in 2015 to drive expectations of what deaf children and young people in the UK can achieve in dance and music.

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Millfield Experience 2015

Millfield Enterprises provide students with an all-round experience. They are proud of their programmes and have a variety of activities available each week.

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Why the internet ‘inventor’ backs Henley man’s charity

“Whilst Dr Vinton Cerf is the Honorary President of Deafax, he and his wife, Sigrid want to support the important work of Deaf Aspirations”- see their interest in Deafness in the below Henley Standard article.

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Aspirational Quotes

A collection of aspirational quotes to motivate, inspire and encourage.

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Deaf Children slip further behind

“Deaf Children slip further behind as latest figures show drop in GCSE pass rates”- Hearing Times (Spring 2015)

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Breakthrough London Focus Newsletter 1973

Alan Murray, MBE – Chair of Deaf Aspirations - used John Donne (1572-1631)'s quote for a Breakthrough London Focus newsletter when he was its editor in 1973.

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Breakthrough 40th Anniversary Reunion

Breakthrough 40th Anniversary Reunion at the Calcot Hotel, Reading on the 13th November, 2011.

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Early Days of Deaf Telecoms

To celebrate TAG's 21st anniversary, Ken Carter recalls the exciting beginnings of deaf telecoms from 1970s teletypes to 1980s email.

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A tribute to Denis Uttley

A tribute to Denis Uttley who was an enormous help in inspiring Diane & Andrew Kenyon to set up the Breakthrough (Deaf/Hearing) Integration Trust in 1972

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Breaking down barriers in the 1960s

The beginnings of breaking down the barriers of communication between deaf and hearing people in the 1960s

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