David Blunkett slams broadcasters over subtitles

This week, MP David Blunkett has criticised broadcasters for their ‘frustrating’ subtitles, which can often be confusing for the deaf. He also went on to say that broadcasters were failing those with visual impairments by not dubbing foreign TV shows into English. Blunkett was born blind, and he said “In an ageing population, people with hearing and … Read more

Deafblind UK expands services in London

Deafblind UK is expanding into new areas of London to help eliminate isolation amongst the increasing number of people in the capital with a combined sight and hearing loss. The national charity’s befriender services, which are successfully established elsewhere in the UK, promote better mental health and wellbeing by reducing the feelings of isolation often experienced … Read more