P291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:10/11 1/22 NEED TO@BF @ WEEKLY N &C ANDFEATURES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING Edited by Alison James Ocr Vistel Ntmbdr is: 01-576 1503P291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:10/21 2/22 NEED TO The Action for Disability Kensington and Chelsea has formed an access committee This is affiliated to the English Access Committee and will tackle problems of access and mobility in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea The group is looking for a deaf or hard of hearing person to sit on the committee to advise on problems peculiar to these disabilities. If you live in the borough and would like to attend the monthly meetings, please contact Moira Robinson, ADKC, 67 Old Church Street, London, SW3. RNID vacanciesP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:31/00 A young person (under 20) with prior knowledge of electronics an advantage. London A person with hospital experience to work in the Hearing Advisory Service. Work involves tesding and counselling a wide range of hearing impaired people MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:50/00 3/22 NEED TO Job vacancies at the Royal National Institute for the Deaf. Glasgow An enthusiastic person is required to take charge of the Hearing Advisory Service. A broad knowledge of hearing impairment and hearing aid fitting techniques is needed. London Trainee electronics technician. A young person (under 20) with prior knowledge of electronics an advantage. London A person with hospital experience to work in the Hearing Advisory Service. Work involves testing and counselling a wide range of hearing impaired people. MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:11/12 4/22 NEED TO Job vacancies at the Royal National Institute for the Deaf. London Scientist/engineer to work on a wide range of topics. Applicants require extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic and microprocessor techniques Applications from deaf and hard of hearing pdople will be welcomed especially for the trainee electronics technician post. For an application form, write to: Administrative Officer, RNID, 105 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6AH. Tel: 01-387 8033. Canine partyP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:53/20 5/22 NEED TO Hearing Dogs for the Deaf held an open day at its centre in Chinnor, Oxon. Owners, sponsors and dogs of varying shapes and colours were present to see Tony Blunt, the programme controller, receive a cheque from Inner Wheel (the Women's side of Rotary Clubs). Inner Wheel is celebrating its 50th Jubilee this year and has sponsored a guide dog the the blind and a hearing dog for the deaf. Marjorie Foley has the smallest dog - a chihuahuaN She says Scampy, besides warning her of alarms, keeps strangers from walking too close behind her. MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:55/40 6/22 NEED TO Hearing Dogs for —he Deaf @@r plaBed ! dogs with deaf owners. Some of dhem mat at an open day on September 11. Gary Cooper, whose dog Pebble was sponsored by BBC's Pebble Mill at One,P291 CEEFAX 211 Sun 16 Sep 19:51/01 thinks thf dogs provide an al—ernatIve to electrodHc aids and alarmc. BP few week's time. He had a dog of his own bdfore that was very good but qsed to bark a lot. Pepper is trained to alert hYm with his paw not his bark For further dddails, wride to: HearIng Dogs for the Deaf C 2 Chinnor Hill, Chinnor, Oxon, OX 9 4BA Lip-readingP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:00/00 6/22 NEED TO Hearing Dogs for the Deaf has placed 10 dogs with deaf owners. Some of them met at an open day on September 11. Gary Cooper, whose dog Pebble was sponsored by BBC's Pebble Mill at One, thinks the dogs provide an alternative to electronic aids and alarms. 2obert Batch gets hIs dog, Pepper, in a few week's time He had a dog of his own before that was very good but used to bark a lot. Pepper is trained to alert him with hIs paw - not his bark. For further details, write to: Hearing Dogs for the Deaf Training Centre, 2 Chinnor Hill, Chinnor, Oxon, OX 9 4BA Li0LqeadingP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:44/31 7/22 NEED TO We are pleased to bring you an item from the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults. "Lip-reading? Or speech-reading? When the eyes have to share the work of the ears, they must learn to use more clues than those of the lips alone. "Many of us hard of hearing and deafened people don't make full use of these clues. "We do, if we find a teacher with understanding of our problems and needs and a congenial group, meeting in a relaxed atmosphere. Skills can be practised, and mistakes don't matter." MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:23/23 8/22 NEED TO We are pleased to bring you an item from the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults. "At this time of year, lip-reading - or speech-reading - classes may be starting in your area. "Try your local Adult Education Centre, the hearing therapist at your hospital, or the social services. If there is nothing happening, let us know. "Write to: Laila Spense, Secretary, Association of deachers of Lipreading to Adults, 60 Ellerby Street, London, W6 6EZ. Please enclose a SAE for a reply." Lip-reading classesP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:06/01 9/22 NEED TO Mrs M Stokes has written to tell us about lip-reading classes taking place in the Manchester area. "Fielden Park College, Barlow Moor DC September 19, classes will be held on Wednesday and Friday from 1.30 M 3.30pm "Parrs Wood Evening Centre, Wilmslow Road, DidsburyN Commenced September 10. Classes take place on Mondays from 7.15 to 9.15pm. "The Burtles Community Education Centre Town Centre, Wythenshawe. Commenced September 12. Classes take place on Wednesdays between 10am and 12 noon." Theatre visitsP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:06/01 10/22 NEED TO The Deaf Theatregoers' Club is being formed to enable deaf people to see plays with sign language interpreters. The New Horseshoe Theatre, Basingstoke, is the first theatre to be visited. There will be sign language and speech interpreters at two matinee performances. On Saturday, November 17 there is a performance of Lark Rise to Candleford and on Saturday, April 20, 1985 there will be Spring and Port Wine. Social evenings will be held before each play to give members the chance to discuss the interpretation of the play. MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:31/13 11/22 NEED TO The Deaf Theatregoers' Club is being formed to give deaf people regular opportunities to see professionally performed plays in sign language. The first two social evenings will be on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, March 22, 1985 between 6.30 and 9.00pm. These will be at the Magic Circle Theatre, 84 Chenies Mews, London, WC1. Membership to the Deaf Theatregoers' Club will be £2.50 a year. If you would like to join, please write enclosing membership fee to: Deaf Theatregoers' Club, c/o RNID, 105 Gower Street, London, WC1. Learn to communicateP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:04/21 12/22 NEED TO The Breakthrough Trust is organising a residential crash course in basic manual communications It will take place at Breakthrough's Roughmoor Centre in Swindon between October 5 and 7. It is mainly for beginners to manual communication. It will cost £24 including full board accommodation. For full information, write to: Graham Hocking, Breakthrough Trust, Bevan Lodge Centre, 67 Albert Road, Farnborough, Hants. Tel: Farnborough 5150051 (voice and Vistel). Implant updateP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:45/00 13/22 NEED TO Jessica Rees, who recently had a cochlear implant, has been allowed home from hospital. The implant allows her to hear about 40 per cent of sounds and as an extra benefit, it has put an end to her tinnitus. Jessica appeared on the Russell Harty Show on Monday, September 10. On the programmf she stressed that the implant had not cured her deafness - it gave her some electronic hearing. She was on the waiting list for an implant for three years and tests took about 15 months. MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:25/14 14/22 NEED TO Jessica Rees, who recently had a cochlear implant, appeared on the b3ussell Harty Show" on September 10. In the programme, Jessica said that she had had trouble with the junction box which is situated under the skin on the side of her waist. As it is under the skin, her body is treating it like a foreign body and is creating fluid to try to get rid of it. She hopes everything will be working within a week. Jessica said she would still be able to lip-read what the Queen said when she was standing on the balcony at the Palace. News from WorthingP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:25/00 15/22 NEED TO The Worthing Club for the Hard of Hearing has written to tell us that two of its officers recently attended a Royal Garden Party at Bucchngham Palace "Jessie Gibbs and Hilda Thewlis have done outstanding voluntary work for hard of hearing people for many years. "Mrs Gibbs is well known for her lip- speaking and sign language translations and Miss Thewlis as minute sectretary for BAHoH Southern Section." The Worthing Club meets every Monday between 7 and 9pm at Methold House, North Street. The annual sale is on September 29 at 10am at St Paul's Hall, Richmond Road. ChangesP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:01/00 16/22 NEED TO Due to the number of prograllfs with subtitles, the television listings pages on CEEFAX will now have a symbol to indicate subtitled programmes. On pages 171/271 and 172/272, instead of "CEEFAX subtitles", a small red square will appear next to a subtitled programmf. ie: 9.25 Freud Also due to the increased number of subtitled prograllds M on BBC and ITV - we have decided not to continue listing ITV and Channel 4 programmes with subtitles on No Need To Shout. A list of ITV subtitled programmes can be found on Oracle pages 470 and 170. Blue PeterP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:20/12 17/22 NEED TO Don't forget to let us know what you think of the subtitles for "Blue Peter" The subtitling of the first progralld was unfortunately marred by a computer hitch which prevdnted subtitles appearing for the first few minutes. Dhis should not happen againN Rhena Stitt from N Ireland writes: "Congratulations to the National Deaf Children's Society for bringing subtitles to Blue Peter. "It has always seemed to me that deaf children must feel very left out when such a popular progralld is on year after year." BDSC dominoesP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:31/20 18/22 NEED TO Results of the British Deaf Sports Council's dominoes championships. Men's singles Winner: d Wilson, Hastings. Runner up: J McKegh, Gillingham. Semi finalists: P O'connell of Leeds and P Michael of Gillingham. Ladies' Winner: D Merricks, Hastings. Runner sp: J Woodling, Gillingham. Semi finalists: L Marshall, Gillingham and D Davidson of Dartford. Mixed doubles: J McLegh, H Higgins of GillinghamN Runner up: R Readers, D May of Dartford. Semi finalists: J Phillips and J White of Gillingham, P O'Connell, Leeds and B Phillips, Gillingham. EventsP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:39/10 19/22 NEED TO Croydon Deaf Football Club is holding a disco dance competition on October 20 It will be held at Clapham Deaf Social Club from 7.30pm until midnight. Tickets cost £2.00 in advance (£2.50 on the door) and are available from: Nigel Jones, 49 All Souls Avenue, Harlesden, London, NW10 3BT. The British Deaf Sports Council is holding its Badminton Championships on Saturday, November 3 at Montem Sports Centre, Montem Lane, Slough, Middx. Entry forms from: Mrs B Shine, 111 Portland Crescent, Stanmore, Middx. MoreP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:00/00 21/22 NEED TO Friends for the Young Deaf is holding a squash coaching weekend at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre in Marlow. It will be from November 2 to 4 and is for deaf, partially hearing and hearing youngsters between 14 and 25 years old. The weekend will cost £28.00. For further details contact, Malcolm Sinclair, FYD Communication Centre, East Court Mansion, Council Offices, College Lane, East Grinstead, Sussex. West Ham Deaf Club is holding its popular grand bingo on September 22. Doors open at 3.30 (eyes down at 5.30) at East Road, Portway, Stratford, London, A06. Tickets cost £2.00. AddressesP291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 16 Sep 19:29/11 22/22 NEED TO If you suffer from hearing loss and would likf to share your expgriences, write to: NO NEED TO SHOUT, CEEFAX, ROOM 7059, BBC TV CENTRE, WOOD LANE, LONDON W12 7RJ. Phone 01-576 1503 voice and Vistel If you have comments on subtitles, please address let|ers to: CEEFAX SUBTITLING UNIT, ROOM B103, BBC CFNTRE HOUSE, WOOD LANE, LONDON W12 7RJ. or CEEFAX SUBTITLING UNIT BBC SCOTLAND, EDWARD HOUSE, 283 WEST CAMPBELL STREET, GLASGOW, G2 4UG.P291 CEEFAX 291 Sun 14 Sep 19:31/00 3'22 NEED TO Job vacancies at the N Institute for the Deaf. Glasgow An enth—rHastic person is required to take charge of the Hearing Advisory AD hearing impairment and hearing aid fitting techniques is needdd. London Trainee electronics techlHcian.