Projects

Decibels has a number of ongoing projects in the UK, all to enable people, especially those with disabilities, to develop their creativity and unlock their abilities mainly through the use of technology. You can see an overview of each of our current projects below, and read more about each one by clicking the link.

Are You Listening / Listen To Me – Interim Report

Our interim report to The National Lottery Awards For All. This project fostered better relationships with organisations & professionals within the creative industries to help better understanding, created opportunities & brought together deaf and hearing & people for meaningful dialogue, creativity & celebrating especially after the pandemic.

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Creating music through Technology for Deaf & Disabled Young People

The Sobell Foundation grant has enabled Decibels to organise a series of activities entitled “Creating Music through Technology”. This has included lectures, seminars, workshops and events for those who are deaf, hard of hearing and have other related disabilities.

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Social Purpose Marketing

Henley Business School postgraduate students Arthur, Millie, Jean and David undertake a small Social Purpose Marketing campaign on behalf of Decibels

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BARBADOS CALYPSO – Deaf Lives through Music & the Arts supported by the main generous sponsors the Maria Holder Memorial Trust

The 'Calypso' project is a collaboration between Decibels, Audiovisability, Barbados Council for the Disabled, SpecialKidz International, The Peter Boos Foundation and other partners

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Decibels and Audiovisability Art and Music Workshops: Evaluation

Art & Music Workshops at PACE as part of Decibels & Audiovisability “Creating Music through technology” which is sponsored by the Sobell Foundation

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Decibels & Audiovisability: Challenges of creating music through audiological technology

The Challenges of Creating Music through Audiological Technology, by Decibels and Audiovisability - as part of the Decibels “Creating Music through Technology” project sponsored by Sobell Foundation

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Makey Makey – Creating Music Through Technology

Decibels Project - "Makey Makey": Creating Music Through Technology funded by the Sobell Foundation

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CALYPSO Project

An exciting new Audiovisability & Decibels project working with Deaf, Autistic and Hearing performers in Barbados, UK and other parts of the World

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Decibels Unlocked

Sponsored by Arts Council, Unlocked is the name of our ongoing research project evaluating how the ever-expanding range of arts-based technologies can maximize the creativity of Deaf and disabled people and how they are being used by professional Deaf and disabled artists. Once our findings have been logged, we will create an online resource detailing our findings.

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Music for Special Children – Interim Report

This is Ruth Montgomery's Interim Report on the Decibels "Music for Special Children" Project, Sponsored by the Berkshire Community Foundation.

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