Deafness and hearing-impairment

  1. The Curtain Of Silence

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    Video caption: Programme about deafness in Britain today. (1973)

    First transmitted in 1973, Horizon reports on deafness in Britain today, including the provision of aids for the deaf and the dangers of noise induced deafness.

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    Video caption: Sign language: Seven-year-old teaching classmates

    Jensen Rea, who is deaf in one ear, has been teaching British Sign Language throughout lockdowns.

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    Video caption: Mogadishu Deaf School: 'After learning sign language, I understand everything'

    This school in Mogadishu is the first of its kind - a school for hard of hearing or deaf children.

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    Video caption: Morgan Fox became deaf overnight and now runs Ireland’s first pro cycling programme.
  5. Deafness is no barrier to achieving my dreams

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    Video caption: Meet Bea Cadman a Young Ambassador for Auditory Verbal UK
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    Video caption: Satffordshire nurse learns sign language to help deaf patients

    A nurse is learning British Sign Language (BSL) for deaf patients at County Hospital in Stafford.

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    Video caption: Covid PPE: Clear face masks a hit with patients

    The face masks are made of clear plastic and allow greater visibility of the face, doctor says.