Rose Ayling-Ellis, the first deaf contestant to compete on Strictly Come Dancing, is among this year’s finalists.
Ayling-Ellis admitted that being the first deaf contestant was “exciting” and “a little bit scary”.
I have a hearing aid, so I pick up some of the music and I can hear the beat.
Strictly producers have also been working with Ayling-Ellis to ensure her needs are met on the show, with many learning British Sign Language.
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