P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:00:01         ————————————————————————————   PRINCESS SUPPORTS CHARITY    The Princess of Wales, patron of the Commonwealth Society for the Deaf, attended a sponsors' lunch last week. The society aims to prevent deafness and help alleviate suffering by deaf children, especially in the developing countries of the Commonwealth. "Her Royal Highness encourages us a great deal", says chief executive Brigadier Davis. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— Lost Touch 675 Godlines 687 Deafview is brought to you by  Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:01:00         ————————————————————————————   LANDMARK RULING FOR DEAF    A 20-year-old girl who has been deaf since birth, has won a landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal. Backed by the Child Poverty Action Group and the NDCS, Rebecca Halliday had claimed for Disability Living Allowance for her social needs. She was turned down, but the Court of Appeal ruled that the Government was wrong to say this was irrelevant and that it was being too restrictive. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Service Pals 676 Godlines 687 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:01:01         ————————————————————————————   CNDCS WELCOMES RULING    The NDCS is "delighted" with the Court of Appeal ruling deaf people can apply for Disability Living Allowance for a "reasonable" level of social activity. Assistant chief executive Michelle Thew says: "It is very positive news for many deaf children and young people. "It is particularly important for young people to be able to integrate in social situations with hearing peers and this decision will enable that." ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Lost Touch 671 Godlines 687 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:10:10       ————————————————————————————  CNEW CENTRE TO HELP DEAF   London couple Judith and Nigel Roberts, who have two deaf boys, have raised £12,000 by walking on Hadrian's Wall. The money is to set up a new assessment and therapeutic centre in Euston, London, which will help parents prepare their child for mainstream integration. "It is so vital for young deaf children to get the best possible start in their lives." says Judith Roberts. ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:10:01         ————————————————————————————   EUROPEAN LINK-UP   Deaf students on an Information Technology course at the University of Westminster were able to sign to other deaf people in Helsinki and Lisbon. The link-up occurred on an Open Day at Holborn Library in London and took place via the video-phone. "Camden Libraries have an important role in encouraging deaf people into ssing videophone technology," says librarian Sharon Hedges. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:11:00      ————————————————————————————  SUBTITLES? NON!! Channel Four's response to Margaret Smith's plea for subtitles for the Tour De France: "Subtitling is not our responsibility and we don't make the decision." Guy Rowston, director of subtitling at Intelfax says: "The decision has been made not to subtitle due to difficulties obtaining material in time "We are very sorry we cannot do this - but that's how it is, unfortunately." ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:11:13         ————————————————————————————   HELPLINES SET UP   Helplines have been set up for viewers who may want to call for information or help after last weekend's YOUR VIEWS on sexual abuse and rape. The text helpline is 0127 025 0743 while the voice helpline is 0127 025 0736. Both are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. The text helpline is also open on Wednesday, 7pm to 10pm. Sign On: Tyne Tees Television Ltd, City Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2AL ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education
P685 Teletext 685 Jun19 11:00:10       ————————————————————————————  UPDATED DIRECTORY The second edition of the Special Training Needs Directory has now been issued and is available from the University of the West of England. The book is a compilation of research, development and provision relating to NV1s and GNV  training needs. Write to Paul Redfern, Deafview, 105 Gower Street, LONDON WC1E 6AH. Tel: 0171 387 8033, Fax:0171 388 2346. ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Connect 680 Godlines 686-88 Deafview is brought to you by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Disability Godlines Subtitles Education