Author: Steve Gibson

Last My Deaf Story Project Workshop

Our last My Deaf Story project workshop¬†ūüė•¬†was held yesterday with the DEX Deaf Youth Council (DDYC) – feedback on what was good, what was funny and what could have been better. We are really pleased to report that the whole group enjoyed the project,¬†ūüėɬ†and many wished they could have had a longer stay at the residential activities centre! Like all good things, we have had to come to an end……. We are rolling out the next project this month – Young Deaf Citizenship and Participation – to support the DDYC with its members’ strengths, with more fun times...

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DEX Newsletter – DDYC My Deaf Story – Issue 3

  The drama ‘My Deaf Story’ written and performed by the DEX Deaf Youth Council – a great success Remember, remember the 19th¬†November 2016! What an amazing performance from the DEX Deaf Youth Council and everyone who is involved in the play, from actors themselves, to the Treasurer and DEX Board and Steve Gibson Project Manager, wardrobe assistant, and Frank Essery Director and Mickey Fellowes Producer, John Smith, Charlie Swinbourne, John Hay of the British Deaf History Society, Wayne Richards, Terry Harton….with the Heritage Lottery and Young Lives’s support it is a long list of incredible people who are...

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A Deaf Cooking Workshop

On Saturday 1st July, a great time was held by 12 DDYC members at the Get Cooking workshop in Leeds led by The Deaf Punk Chef, Scott Garthwaite. Big thanks to Zara Emery for setting the workshop off in contacting the chef and finding a suitable workshop centre. Throughout the day, inspired by the Deaf Punk Chef, the DDYC members tried their hands on cooking Teriyaki Lamb Skewers with home-made chapatti. For the lamb dish, they had to blowtorch red/green peppers and it was certainly a new experience for them! Many of them did not found baking the chapatti...

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