By Amelia Wynne For Mailonline. Riz Ahmed has spoken of his pride at being able to connect with a wider audience after being the first Muslim to be nominated for the Best Actor Oscar. The actor, 38, is up for the award for his role as drummer Ruben Stone in Sound of Metal - a musician who slowly loses his hearing after playing in a rock band. Riz said that he hopes both the Muslim and deaf communities will appreciate his appearance at the ceremony later this month.
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By Isabella Nikolic For Mailonline. A deaf sheepdog has been allowed to return to work after learning how to read hand signals. Peggy the eight-year-old Border Collie was given up by her previous owners after she lost her hearing and could no longer follow voice commands.
Many deaf and hard-of-hearing people are acutely aware of this. Experiencing discrimination and access challenges makes this clear to them. And caring about their rights, and the rights of others who face similar challenges, has motivated many deaf and hard-of-hearing people to fight for change.
That was good in the sense that it didnt take up too much of my time and felt very do-able, but I think the course could benefit from some more instruction or learning content (even if its not required).