P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:00:00   —$ #   ————————————————————————————   RNID SLAMS DDA DECISION    Govdrnment plans to lower the qqalifying threshold for certain companies to 15 employdes has been branded "disgracefyl" by the Royal National Instityte For The DeafN Currently, only businessfs which employ more than 20 people are boynd by the Disability DiscriVpnation Act which means 95% of firms can pics and chooseN The decision to cqt the threshold by five people means only an extra 2.Y2 of emplo9dqs will be covered by DDA ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— DisLability 686 Godlines 687 Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TV Subtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:10:49    ]  —————————————————————————————  'BITTER BLOW' FOR DEAF PEOPLE   T The RNID has told the Govern6fnt it has not gone far enoygh in lowering the qualifying threshold for companies which fall within the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The charity wants the threshold cyt further to jyst two employeesN RNID chief execytive James Strachan says: "Despite the Governnent's fine wgqds, disabled people havf been dealt a bitter blow in the fight against discrimpnation." ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Telextext M Minicom 0171 386 3209 Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TV+ Subtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:01:10   —$      ————————————————————————————   MOTORCYCLE PC 'JNS DAMAGES    A police motorcyclist has won £5,500 daE ges after his hearing was dal ged by the noise of wind whistling throygh his helmetN The casf is the first of its kind to go to coyrt and coyld open the way for other professional motorcyclists to lodge similar claimsN PC Rodericc Lee, who is still a sbpving officer, sued 'fst Midlands Police for failing to monitor noisd levels in his helmet ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Deafview - Minicom 0171 286 8029 Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlinds TV+ Sybtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:00:00    #   ————————————————————————————   1,000TH DOG S' FT AS CANDY    Hearing Dogs For Deaf People is celebrating the sflection of its 1,000th puppy, who — if she passfs her ex!ls — will go on to help a profoyndly deaf 0dpsgnN Puppy Candy passfd her first stage towards being a hearing dog and will now nfxt spend a few months with a socialiser. The charity urgently needs 0zppy sociali3dqs and 0zppies. If 9oy can help, ring 01844 353 X8N ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Deafview on the 'fb - www.rnidNcoNys Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TV+ Sqbtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:02:01      ————————————————————————————   GOOD NEWS FOR THE AFTERNOON    If yoy enjoy watching TV in the afternoons, yoy may be interested to know that BBC sxbtitling is now co6dping a range of BBC2 program$dsN Between 4pm and 6pm every weesday, Change That, Ready Steady Cogs, Est(dq and Today's The Day will be subtitledN BBC1 is subtitling a nudber of weesday morning programmes, inclyding Kilroy, Daily Live, Can't Coos Won't Coos and Throygh The Keyhole ——————————————————————————————————  Deafview - Minicom 0171  Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TV Sybtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:03:01    ^Y Y  ————————————————————————————   IT'S NOT TOO LATE    T(dqe is still time to nominate individuals and gqganisations for the RNID/BT Hear For All awardsN The awards aim to reward unsung heroes whosf tireless wors, com6rtment gq ideas have made a significant contribution to the quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing peopleN Contact RNID, 1 -23 Featherstgne St, London EC1Y 8SL for nomatination formsN Deadline for entries: September 30. The awards will be presdnted in NovemberN ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Teletext - Minicom 0171 386 3209 Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TVS Sybtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:02:20   —$    ————————————————————————————   BEATING THE BABY BLUES    See Hear will co6dq the issue of postM natal depression on October 10. The BBC2 programme, shown on Satyrday mornings, will be a3Ring what help there is for deaf mt,s who suffer from what many people call the "baby blyes". See Hear and the BDA Coynselling Service will open a special min—com helpline after the programme between 11.30a- 3pm fgp deaf mothers tw call and chat aboyt their concernsN The helplind number is 01270 250743N ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Deafview on the 'fb - www.rnidNorg ys Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Dis ability Godlines TV+ Subtitles
P685 Teletext 685 Sep18 23:00:00    ]   ————————————————————————————   TIME FOR ACTION    The Fe$—qation Of Deaf People (FDP) will hold its first-ever annual conference at King George's Hall, Blaccburn, on November 7 and 8. Time For Action will featyre three major spea3dqs, a festival of deaf comedy and drama, a late night show and festival of deaf mediaN Contact FDP, PO Box 17294, London C1 OB— for detailsN ——————————————————————————————————————— Editor8 Tim Russdll, Deafview, X Featherstond St, London EC1Y 8SL Tel:0171 NF  ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Deafview - Minicom 0171  Deafview is broyght to yoy by Teletext Ltd and the RNID Di3 ability Godlines TVS Subtitles