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Deaf Awareness Week – Panathlon People Podcasts

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Panathlon People podcasts feature

1 Jodie Ounsley, 19-year-old, became the first deaf female rugby player to be selected for an international sevens squad and won her first England cap in October 2019. is profoundly deaf. She can hear with a cochlear implant, but runs the risk of losing that ability by playing rugby.

Jodie Ounsley also dreams of the Olympics. And she refuses to let her hearing stop her getting there.


2. Teacher for the Deaf, Mina Kaur, speaks about her own recent late age deafness, her work with deaf children and young people in Darlington and the impact of engagement with sports. Current link to podcast only https://www.buzzsprout.com/1727917/8464584