P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2100:10  7/10       OU DEGREE FOR A DEAF MOTHER A deaf mother beats handicapp to get an Open University degree. Audrey Abadom, who became deaf at 13 from meningitis, had received little formal education and had 3 young children to look after. Her schooling ended at 13 as there was then no provision for teaching the deaf on the Isle Of Wight where she lives. She gained a few O levels through corre -spondence courses. Then she went onto the OU after discovering that OU make every effort to help the handicapped.   MDSA Darts Championship...
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2101:00  1/10           Craven House,   25-32 Marshall St,  LONDON W1V 1LL ITV Programmes with ORACLE subtitles: Monday 7th February 7.30 CORONATION STREET Wednesday 9th February 7.30 CORONATION STREET 9.00 THE HOME FRONT Friday 11th February 7.30 SURVIVAL SPECIAL Sunday 13th February 9.15 NUMBER 10 Monday 14th February 7.30 CORONATION STREET   MP replies..................... 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2100:00  8/10       MDSA DARTS TOURNAMENT The Midlands Deaf Sports Association in conjunction with The Leicestershire Darts Organisation are organising"1001" Open Tounrament on Saturday 12th March at Granby Halls Leicester Entry fee is £4 per team. All enquiries to Mr D Monery, 10, Stephens Avenue, Sheinton, Nottingham   MDSA Dinner Dance............ 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2121:01  10/10         JAPANESE TV STAR HELPS DEAF In Japan, TV talk hostess, Tatusko Kuroyanagi, has close to 10 million viewers for her TATUSKO'S ROOM prog- ramme. She is also a successful actress and writer, and the profits of her latest book shall be set aside to estab -lish a national theatre for the deaf. She once taught herself Sign Language in order to play the role of a deaf princess. Earshot is updated on Tuesday & Friday. Contributions to Melinda Napier at Project Ear, 64 New Cavendish Street, London W1. Phone (Voice) 01-631 4311 (DCT) 01-637 0282   Subtitled programmes............. 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2100:00  2/10       M P REPLIES We wrote on Earshot last Tuesday about insufficient publicity about the water strike for deaf people who do not have teletext or read daily papers. Jean Dowler writes in to say she wrote to Jack Ashley MP who replied that he had sent her letter onto the Minister for the Disabled. A copy of Jean's letter was also sent to her local MP Tom Normanton. He replied that he had not thought of that problem for the deaf.     More in a moment............ 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2101:10  4/10       DEAF PARTH THROWN OUT A publician has denied throwing a party of 18 elderly deaf people out of is his pub. According to a report in Caterham News & Advertiser, the public asked the group to leave because they were upset- ting his customersN The group had gone into the pub after a coach taking them home to Susex broke down Rosemary Thorpe-Apps ,one of the people in charge, says they were asked to leave when the situation got out of hand with some of deaf people wandering behind the bar and down the cellar.   Deaf girl wind a place at Oxford....
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2100:00  6/10        THIS WEEK'S "SIGN HEAR" For viewers in the Grampian TV area this week's "Sign Hear" will prove to be an interesting programme. Included is an interview with the deaf parents of a child who has now found also to be deafN They will be discuss- ing the advantages/disadvantages of being deaf parents There will be another indoor gardening item and sneak preview of some of the Children's Painting Competition entrees before the winners are announced next week. There will also be another in the series "Signs at Work"to help the hearing talk to the deaf at work   OU Degree for deaf mother........ 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2100:00  3/10         SUGGESTION FOR A REGISTER In Tom Normanton's reply to Jean Dowler about the water strike, he suggested a register be made of deaf and other handicapped people who need to be personally notified of action to be taken in national and local emergencies "I will raise the matter with the Secretary of State for Health and see whether in a major emergency,(and the need to boil water would certainly be such an emergency) he could authorise the BBC and ITN to act in accordance with your suggestion of subtitles on news".   Deaf party thrown out........ 
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2101:05  5/10       DEAF GIRL TO GO TO OXFORD Another deaf girl wins a place at OxfordN Mary Bucknell.18 has been offered an uncondition as place at Somerville College to read Modern History. Mary who is profoundly deaf since birth took the Oxbridge examination last November. Mary hopes that her tutorials will be one-to-one and that the lectures she will be able to pick up what is said and borrow notes.   Sign Hear...............
P198 ORACLE 198 Fri 4 Feb ITV 2121:04  9/10       MDSA DINNER DANCE The Midland Deaf Sports Association will hold its Annual Dinner and Dance at Brentwood Suite, Burntwood Recreation Centre, High St,Chasetown, Walsall on Saturday 21st May. Tickets cost £7 each and tickets for admission after tea cost £2 each. Details from Mr. H. Wilkinson, 135 Mill Road, High Heath,Pelsall, Walsall, WS4 1DF.   Japanese TV star helps deaf....