The Hub 2:1 (February 2012)

News and current affairs

News-based magazine programme for the sign language community. In this episode, presenters Gavin Lilley and Elizabeth Bojas look at the concept of Deafhood and what it means. Clive Mason reports on the growing popularity of the concept in the USA and Japan and speaks to Paddy Ladd about how he developed the concept. Sharon Hirshman reports from Denmark about a move to stop children using sign language, and the implications this could have for the future of the Deaf community. Finally, we look at the potential closure of Galloway Wildlife Park in Scotland, and speak to the Deaf owner, John Denerly about whether it can survive. Don’t miss it.

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