Category Archives: Blog

Andy’s Ultra Marathon Challenge

HE DID IT!  – You can still congratulate Andy Stubbs, DELTA’s Chair, who is certainly a glutton for punishment. Having been injured (yet still completed the London Marathon for DELTA in 2015), he rediscovered running, but off-road rather than tarmac, regularly having incidents with wildlife!. In a moment of madness he […]

John Paul, DELTA Volunteer on BBC2’s Special Forces Ultimate Hell Week

Exciting news! John Paul, one of our staunchest DELTA Deaf Volunteers is being featured on BBC2’s Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week . It started on Sunday 29th January at 9pm for 6 weeks. Even after the water torture of last weeks episode (19th February) John Paul is still there! It really […]

DELTA co-founder awarded MBE

DELTA are delighted to announce that one of our co-founders, Sue Lewis is to receive an MBE in the New Year’s Honours. As I’m sure you know. Sue helped to found DELTA’s predecessor charity NAG in a bid to support deaf children and their families following the natural aural approach […]

The Incredible IronMan Journey…

Wow, wow, wow, wow!!! Thank you to everyone who helped, supported, sponsored and cajoled over the last 6 months. The idea was born, like most great/crazy ideas, after one too many glasses of red wine and surrounded by friends. To be exact, I was at Glorious Goodwood last year thanks […]

Another Successful DELTA Summer School for Families and Children!

Every year for the past 30 years DELTA has run Summer Schools for families with Deaf babies and children. Every year families come together and receive information and have their questions answered in interactive workshops and talks. They learn to recognise the skills and abilities that they have, to support […]

Running The British Vitality 10K

By Jill Blackburn (Parent)  Hello lovely DELTA lot! I ran the British Vitality 10k in London back on Sunday July 13th 2015. It was such a brilliant day with perfect weather. London is really quite hilly in places, being from Oxford I’ve never noticed this before, but certainly did when […]

Andy Rides End to End for Hugo

Hugo says: ‘You can do it, Grandpa!’   Being a pensioner has a lot going for it not least because you can just decide, on-the-spot, over a couple of pints with your best cycling mate, to ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Just for fun! It will be fun, […]

Support Our London Marathon Runners!

The Virgin London Marathon is nearly upon us! Taking place this Sunday 26th April, our five runners have been training hard in their herculean efforts to run an epic 26.1 miles all in the name of DELTA at the Virgin London Marathon! Here’s our fantastic runners: Duncan Atkins Pete Gray Mark […]

What are Decibels?

Did you know that an individual’s hearing loss is described in decibels? So what are decibels? Decibels (dB) are used to measure the loudness of sound. A quiet whisper is about 30dB compared to normal conversation, which is about 60dB. The level of a shout close by would be about […]

Congratulations Dr Tilak Ratnanather!

Our most sincere CONGRATULATIONS go Dr Tilak Ratnanather. Tilak has been a member of DELTA almost from the beginning. On 27th March 2015, he was named by President Obama at the White House, Washington, D.C. as one of the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, […]

Deaf Children CAN Listen and Talk!

We know that the vast majority of deaf children can learn to listen and talk. We believe that all parents of deaf children should be given this option.     DELTA is a national charity supporting deaf children and their families through: Providing information for parents and professionals Information days […]

Why DELTA?…Because It WORKS!

What is DELTA and Why Does It Work? DELTA stands for Deaf Education through Listening and Talking It is a charity that was formed in 1980 by a group of dedicated Teachers of the deaf who thought deaf children, especially those who have a severe or profound loss, should be […]