Episode #8: The deaf Deaf partial Not Special

Transcript is available here.

This month's guests are the editor of The Limping Chicken Charlie Swinbourne  and Eshaan Akbar, writer, presenter and stand-up comedian  We talk about getting offered the 'diversity' job just because you tick the right boxes, affection for sweaty hearing aids and getting the lyrics to famous songs wrong. Simon asks if it's ok to ram a person blocking the pavement and Steve wonders if he's joined the disability gang with his chronic snoring. And is Edward Scissorhands a disabled person? It's all you need to know about the ABCs of little d and big D.

Stream now here from our Audioboom Channel or from YouTube:

Charlie Swinbourne   Eshaan Akbar 


For more information about some of the things discussed in this episode, please see these links:

Memorial to Stella Young,

A poem recorded in BSL supporting the BSL (Scotland) Act which could give a lot more rights to BSL users: http://limpingchicken.com/2014/12/28/imagine-a-world-leah-kalaitzis-powerful-poem-about-the-bsl-scotland-bill-bsl/

The signing choir from Ireland who've been making an impact in Europe and the Emerald Isle: http://limpingchicken.com/2015/01/12/irish-signing-choir/





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