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Here the latest news regarding Decibels and our activities

A Celebration of Professor Harold Silver’s Life

His inspiration & innovation were responsible for helping Deafax to be established and subsequently Decibels, AACT, EASiTEC, Deaf Aspirations, Ability2Access, Specialkidz International & GOALS4LIFE.

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OVER 60 YEARS OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN PETER BOOS & KEN CARTER

2020 marked the 60th year of collaboration between Peter Boos and Ken Carter (pictured below), working together to improve the lives of the deaf in Barbados and England.

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Watch: The Essay – Sannah Gulamani’s Belonging

Sannah Gulamani, Honorary Vice President of Decibels, is featured on the BBC's series 'The Essay'. Watch now with subtitles and sign language translation.

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The future of AI for disabilities and special needs

Artificial Intelligence has incredible potential to revolutionise almost every aspect of our daily lives, ranging from simple decision making to curing diseases, from making predictions to helping to solve global warming. Perhaps most importantly for METEC, it also presents a huge opportunity to support those with disabilities or special needs.

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Planning the YEAR OF SOUND in 2022 at the House of Lords

Decibels is planning to organise a “YEAR of SOUND in 2022” at the House of Lords with the help of our Honorary President Lord Michael Berkeley of Knighton, CBE.

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Are You Listening?

A BSL interpreted event in partnership with Wells Cathedral School

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Listen to Me

Eloise Garland & Ken Carter secure a National Lottery Awards for All grant for Decibels “Listen to Me” Project

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METEC Coronavirus Appeal

We are determined to fight on and publicise the excellent work we are achieving with deaf and disabled children, young people and adults, both nationally and internationally.

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Support from the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers

Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers supports the Creative Arts work of Decibels

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Trustee Director William Ogden on BBC Bitesize

William Ogden, one of our of Trustee Directors, was approached by the BBC to be interviewed to offer "peer-to-peer" guidance on 'identity' and embracing for who you are.

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