Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'international'

Uganda: Death Sentence and Deaf People

Uganda's Anti Homesexuality Bill [PDF] is disturbing, across the board. Certain groups are take a harder hit, including the Deaf community. If you think LGBTQ issues have nothing to do with you, because "I'm straight" you're wrong. You do not...

Norwegian Commercial: Deaf Metal

Norwegian commercial with English subtitles: If you've ever worked or been involved with a deaf organisation or group, you'll know the old typo error: Dead Society, Institute of the Dead, Society of the Dead. A quick search, gives me death...

Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse: Irish Deaf Schools

The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, in Ireland was established in 2000, which includes abuse in deaf schools. The Commission's Report [PDF], [HTML], along with an Executive Summary [PDF], [HTML], has been released. The Executive Summary mentions deaf schools....

Part 1: UK and UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

In the Spring 2009 the UK will ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This is an important Convention, and even has specific parts relating to sign language. The potential implications are huge and it is...

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