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Deaf Awareness Week 2017: Small changes, big impact

This week it is Deaf Awareness Week (15 – 21 May), where charity Action on Hearing Loss are looking at how small changes can make a big impact for deaf people.

These changes can make a massive difference in areas of everyday life that matter to us all: Friends and family, the workplace, socialising, accessing services, general communication.


Action on Hearing Loss are calling on people to share their advice and stories on social media based on their personal experiences of how small changes can make a big impace for disabled people. Find out more on their website here


Action on Hearing Loss – Top tips for accessing services  

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It is important that sports stadia understand how small changes can make a big difference to deaf and hard of hearing supporters, and you can read Level Playing Field’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing helpsheet here

Useful links:

Action on Hearing Loss

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)