Why one deaf man didn't vote until his 40s
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Why one deaf man didn't vote until his 40s

The podcast this week dives into some of the stats and happenings around disability at the 2017 General Election with two interesting guests.

Click here to read a transcript.

Deaf people were more engaged than during any other election, according to Charlie Swinbourne, editor of popular deaf news blog Limping Chicken. Facebook and other social networks allowed British Sign Language users to easily post videos, and deaf politics groups were overrun with comments on community matters.

Eleanor Lisney is one of the founders of hashtag #CripTheVoteUK, a campaign to get lots more disabled people voting. Find out how many it got into the UK's trending top five.

Presented by Emma Tracey with Dan Gordon.

Email ouch@bbc.co.uk tweet @bbcouch or find us on Facebook. Tell us what you think, and tell us your story.

Subscribe to Ouch as a weekly podcast. You can also subscribe at review us on Apple Podcasts on your device, and other podcast services. Please rate and review us there then more people who'd like the show will get to hear about it. And you can help too by sharing it, and liking it on social media.

We're back next week.