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These animations have been reproduced with the kind permission of York City Council.

Communication Street

Communication Street is a film about problems deaf young people have communicating at home, with parents, brothers and sisters. 

 

Top 5 tips for communicating with deaf young people

Top 5 tips for communicating with deaf young people; made by a group of deaf young people.

  • Avoid visual distractions
  • Position yourself properly
  • Make yourself clear
  • How to get attention
  • What to do in group situations

 

Survival tips for deaf teenagers

A short animation made by a group of deaf teenagers giving survival tips for awkward situations that sometimes come up in everyday life. 

 

Anorexia

This short animated film was made at Lime Trees in York. 

 

Asperger's syndrome

The Asperger syndrome (AS) project uses animation and audio to enable young people with AS to explain what it is and express how they feel about it. They give very personal insights which could only be achieved through using these mediums and techniques. 

 

Top tips for health professionals working with deaf young people.

The 'Top Tips for Health Professionals' film suggests ways to improve Deaf awareness and communication skills amongst Health Professionals when working with Deaf young people. This includes making an appointment; arriving at reception; receiving treatment and having things clearly explained in an easy to understand way.

 

Friends

A film about making friends, written and animated by young people at Lime Trees as part of a summer animation project.

 

About Biomation

Biomation is a pioneering science and arts project funded by the Wellcome Trust and run through York NHS and City of York Council.