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Deaf Awareness in Child Protection Social Work

Marie Vickers explains that within child protection processes, social workers have little understanding of Deaf culture. Often, erroneous assumptions are made based on what is considered ‘normal’ in the hearing world.

Equality in mental health: Richard’s story

By Richard France for the Mental Health Foundation I have spent a number of years in and out of psychiatric institutions from the age of 23, back in 1993 which I first became ill with … Continued

BSL Zone Q&A Stream: Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse

Available to watch after 7pm, Wednesday 20 May 2020 Domestic Abuse: A discussion Fifi Garfield, Marie Vickers & Sabina Iqbal discuss domestic abuse and how the current lockdown situation has changed things. This Q&A programme … Continued

Deaf identity and mental health

Today I will talk about the importance of Deaf identity and how it is linked to our body image. What does that mean? Well having a good deaf identity can mean having good mental health, … Continued