Belfast Deaf United is looking to strengthen the squad. We currently play in the Belfast District Football League Premier Division and if you think you have the qualities and attributes to complete for a place in the first eleven, get in touch. You can send a private message on this Facebook page.
We train at Belvoir every Wednesday evening 7pm-9pm. You are welcome to train and see how it goes.
You do not need to have a hearing loss to join the club. We welcome individuals from different backgrounds.
Action on Hearing Loss are running Tinnitus Awareness Events throughout Northern Ireland.
If you have tinnitus or know someone who does, please come along and find out more about understanding tinnitus, how it affects you and learn techniques to help minimise the distressing effect of tinnitus. Reflexology and relaxation techniques will be available on the night.
Tinnitus Awareness Events dates and venues
- Tuesday 5/9/17 from 6pm to 7.30 Lurgan Library, 1 Carnegie Street, Lurgan
- Monday 11/9/17 from 6pm to 7.30 Ballymena Library, 5 Pats Brae Ballymena
- Wednesday 20/9/17 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm Downshire Hospital,
- Wednesday 11/10/17 from 2pm to 4pm WHSCT Old Bridge House, Derry/LDerry
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British Deaf Association: PRESS RELEASE: UK Government needs to grant deaf people “the right to educated high-quality sign language interpretation”: leading UN committee paves the way for a British Sign Language Act
In a landmark moment for deaf people in the UK, the UK government has been told by a leading UN committee that it must “ensure that legislation provides for the right to educated high-quality sign language interpretation…in all spheres of life”, highlighting a key loophole in current UK law.
The announcement came as part of the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) whose chairperson, Theresia Degener, was unfaltering in her clear criticism of the UK Government’s ‘grave and systematic violations’ of deaf and disabled people’s human rights.
Read the full Press Release on our site at:
UN committee paves the way for a BSL Act