The Hub 1:1 (February 2011)
News and current affairs
News-based magazine programme for the sign language community. In this episode, presenters Gavin Lilley and Elizabeth Bojas meet Jackie Ballard, the Chief Executive of Action on Hearing Loss, who explains the charity’s recent name change. Was the name better when it was the RNID? We find out what the Deaf community think. Sabina Iqbal reports on cuts to services for Deaf children, and we meet Deaf and hearing parents of Deaf children to find out about the support they’ve had from social services. Deaf author Louise Stern talks about her acclaimed book of short stories, Chattering, and Mark Gill, coach of the Great Britain Deaf football team, tells us about his team’s chances at the upcoming European Deaf Football Championships. Watch it!