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Offer Deaf Children Eduction in Sign Language

Basic Human Rights of Deaf Children being denied around the world

Sign Language Interpretation on Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday - interpreter provided at Walsall

BSL World - Dealing with New Technology Words

New technology words create a challenge to BSL

Zane Hema taking sign language interpretation seriously

The arrangements behind the BSL/English interpretation during the 2012 Paralympics and the Mandela Memorial could not be more stark

Johanna Lucht - It could have been so different

Johanna Lucht was isolated and being let down until effective communication was introduced to her life. Things changed then!

When it's Good to Fight

Louis Long is a Deaf wrestler in the USA fighting his way towards professional status.

5 year old Claire Koch signs her Xmas Show

The joy of a child's nativity play is combined with stress for some Deaf parents

Access to Work - New Approach Threatening Well-Being

Deaf workers are facing widespread reductions in their Access to Work grants - the impact could be catastrophic

Deaf Man fails to get the support he needs following accident

When deaf people are involved in a car crash, we expect more from our emergency services in respect of help and understanding

Garnering Deaf Artist's Passion In India

The Atulyakala programme aims to bring deaf people in India with artistic talent the opportunity to flourish

Johnny Fantastica - A Life of Entertaining

Gloucester based John Gapp has enjoyed a lifetime of entertaining audiences all over the world. We think he's just magic!

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Its First British Sign Language Theatre Tour

Further opening up the theatre to Deaf audiences, the RSC performance of The Jew of Malta will be fully interpreted

Deaf Awareness, Bespoke BSL supports Golf4All Programme

Staff at Ridgeway Golf4All Club learn BSL in preparation for Deaf Golf Sessions

Competing for the GB Sewing Bee Crown

Deaf, Lynda Lewis stars in BBC 2's Great British Sewing Bee that is first aired on 18th February 2014

59 Down, 41 To Go, Deafblind Runner James Clarke's Race Against Time

Deafblind since the age of 9, James Clarke is undertaking a remarkable feat

BSL Celebration Week

Working with partners, Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education have produced resources which people can use to learn some BSL

England Take The Spoils In Inaugural Deaf Futsal International Against Wales

England and Wales Deaf Futsal teams met for the first time in a friendly international at the House of Sport on Cardiff

Neglect by the NHS Leads to Reduced Life Expectancy for Deaf People

SignHealth's 'Sick Of It' Report identifies significant problems in Deaf patients being properly diagnosed

Deaf BSL Role Models Inspiring Younger Generation

As Part of BSL Celebration week, the Exeter Royal Academy for Deaf Education invited role models to present to the students

Access to Work - My Story

The support needed from Access to Work took months and months, causing frustration and de-motivation

Graeae and Circo Crescer e Viver Present Belonging

Belonging, produced by the UK's Graeae and Brazil's Circo Crescer e Viver will work across four languages: English, British Sign Language, Portuguese and Brazilian Sign Language

National Deaf Swimming Championships 2014

Deaf swimmers came from across there UK to compete in their National Championship at Loughborough University

Deaf Day Delight at City Lit

Attending Deaf Day for the first time in 40 years - I had a great time

Building Communication with a Deaf Child

Being a Deaf sign language user in a Hearing Family can be extremely isolating

So you want to be a sign language interpreter?

A Road Map for those interested in becoming a BSL/English interpreter

Costa Rican President commits to Signed Speeches

Incoming Costa Rica President commits to sign language interpretation of his events

Rachel Shenton - Hollyoaks, Acting and Deafness

Hollyoaks Star Rachel Shenton on her work acting and promoting deaf awareness

BSL tokenism in Schools

Discussing the lack of BSL being taught in schools and whether it should be on the National Curriculum.

WFD calls for better education for the world's deaf youngsters

Braam Jordaan reaffirms a deaf child's right to be taught in sign language at international conference.

Principality Building Society Leading the way on Deaf Friendly Banking

The banking sector is behind the game on deaf awareness, now one Building Society is seeking to make sweeping improvements.

BSL Tour of Folkestone Triennial

Free BSL guided tour of the Folkestone Triennial - an ambitious public art project

Our CODA visit to Sign Circle

The CODA team had a great time at this year's Sign Circle event in Preston

An Interview with Elizabeth Bojas - Regional Teacher of the Year

Nominated by her students Elizabeth is humbled by the award and shares her love of BSL

The Flip Side of the Coin

Cochlear Implants, Hearing Aids, Lip Reading or Sign Language, if you're Deaf it's all about choice

Sign of the times for PGA

Signing golf professional Paul Aitkens opens the golfing door to hordes of deaf and disabled people

BSL Coffee Morning Sponsored by Principality BS

Deaf Friendly coffee morning at the Bridgend Branch of the Principality, inviting Deaf people to chat over a coffee and a cake

Need an Interpreter or Translator - Try Before You Buy

New technology opens the door to video interviewing of BSL/English interpreters or translators

Deaf Children, Hearing Parents and BSL

Mum of deaf children finds it impossible to find BSL tuition and faces anti BSL views from teacher of the deaf

Principality's BSL Week Raises Awareness

With staff learning BSL, the Principality wanted to go one step further to support deaf people in Wales

Microsoft Promoting Sign Language Recognition

Microsoft opening access to their Kinect / Sign language research project

Attitudes Towards Sign Language Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

Teachers for the Deaf try to banish Sign Language in Mainstream Schools, denying deaf children a choice later in life

Committee Report Confirms Access to Work Failures

Finding Access to Work's approach to BSL highly regrettable, the DWP faces a challenge to make good on its anti Deaf approach

Young Deaf BSL Teacher Zayne Thomson Brings Energy To The Classroom

Passionate about British Sign Language, this young teacher is student centric

Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors

ABSLTA’s 25th anniversary saw calls for a revival of a professional focus.

Deaf Opinions Facebook Page - a New On-Line Deaf Club?

Facebook has opened up an on-line community for Deaf people to get involved and to help others

Integrating BSL into our Social Care Course

Young students get far more from their BSL course than they ever imagined

Golfing Deaf Professional Kevin Hall Aims Higher

A seasoned golf Pro, Kevin Hall is still hoping to be the first deaf competitor on the PGA Tour

Deaf Accessible Travel in Brazil

Run by Deaf staff for Deaf tourists, this Brazilian company guarantee a trouble free vacation

St David's Day, Welsh Tradition and BSL

St David's Day is an ideal time to celebrate and highlight traditional Welsh sign language

Top Ten Tips for BSL Learners

Turning up for lessons is a good start, these tips will help you take your signing to a new level

BSL - Maximising The Learning Opportunity

Making the best use of your time in the classroom and at home will improve your signing

Braam Jordaan, Instrumental Deaf Film Producer and Human Rights Ambassador

Born Deaf to Deaf parents, Braam is a wonderful Deaf success story

Deaf man's discrimination case against judiciary to continue to jury trial

Stevel Prakel is seeking reimbursement of interpreter costs and damages

Deaf Restauranteurs Thrive Through Approach To Communication

Launching a Deaf run pizza restaurant - Mozzeria in San Francisco - the Stein's appeal to hearing and deaf guests

Isolating Deaf Youngsters From The Deaf Community Might Not Be In Their Best Interests

State of the art hearing aids and cochlear implants might not translate to mainstream achievements

Charlie Chaplin - Film Industry Pioneer and Deaf Influenced?

Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances

Deaf Actors Excel in Emotive Silent Movie - The Tribe

Described as disturbing, brutal and brilliant, The Tribe rocket launches career of Deaf actress Yana Novikova

Parenting a Deaf Child can be a Minefield

Totally reliant on the experts around us, is the advice and guidance as accurate as we need it to be

Media Personality Gets It Oh So Wrong When Commenting on Simple Auslan Communication

Mis-reading Australian Sign Language triggers offensive and ignorant derision

BSL - Regional Variations - Respect and Knowledge of Linguistics

Proud of my regional signing identity, it is for the Deaf Community to decide if regional variation and linguistic rules should be dropped

Gritty and Provacative The Tribe Stirs Strong Emotions

Watching with Deaf friends, the use of Ukrainian Sign Language proved to be no barrier at all

Glide 'video texting' app is so useful!

Allowing people to record video messages of up to 5 minutes, Glide is deaf-friendly and perfect for sign language users

Leading and Pushing for Change, Braam Jordaan's Representation Promises Great Things

Young, vibrant and energetic, pushing for change for Deaf people has fast become a matter of principle

The right of the deaf child to grow up bilingual

Often advised to pursue only oralism, research recommends deaf children get early access to a bilingual approach

Sign Language Helps all Children in Early Years Learning

30 years of research has consistently shown the benefits and finally some educators seem to be listening

Signing School Opened to Improve Outcomes Through Oral Approach

Parents and supporters take action to ensure their deaf children access education that has been designed with deaf children in mind

Bus Drivers learn sign language to help deaf customers

First Glasgow responds to Deaf customer communication needs

Parity in the Home and Good Lines of Communication Build Lasting Memories

A few small steps can be a big difference to a Deaf child feeling valued

Deaf Community Given No Consideration by Met Police Commissioner's Recruitment Policy

Understanding that communities have different needs from its police force, the Met Police demonstrates ignorance to the needs of Deaf people

At the start of another year of teaching BSL, motivations to learn seems to be changing

Learning BSL is not just about getting a job for some, it is about wanting to chat to Deaf people

Deaf Model Making an Impact on Popular American TV Show

4th generation Deaf, Nyle DiMarco has nothing but positive thoughts about what deaf people can do

Should Deaf Equality Really be so Limited in Scope

People with a commercial interest often sacrifice true Deaf Equality for personal influence or financial gain

Promoting Indian Sign Language Inside Bombay Taxi Cab

Designed to encourage conversations with Deaf people, Deaf children loved the highly visual design highlighting their language

Leading the way on Deaf designed housing

'Deaf-Friendly by Design', American construction company DePaul show what is possible when proper consideration is made

Shadow Sign Exhibition in Doncaster

Deaf students and families from Doncaster have created an exhibition of filmed shadow theatre performances created using BSL.

Annual Lecture on Scotland's BSL Bill

Free lecture about Scotland's new 'BSL Bill' - what does it mean and what happens next?

Should we be bothered with BSL linguistics

Concentrating on the rules, there are numerous examples of inaccurate signs every day

Deaf Brit Working to Empower Deaf Jordanian Communities

Ambitious to make a difference, Paul Scott has developed programmes in Jordan that are really making a difference

Cutty Sark Tours in British Sign Language (BSL)

Extending their accessible programmes, a tour of this great clipper is available in a BSL guided tour

Commitment and Tenacity Supporting Uganda National Association of the Deaf

Florence Nightingale Mukasa puts heart and soul into working for Deaf people in Uganda

Born Deaf and fighting for a chance in Cameroon?

Thelma thrives in a Deaf School but fees leave her education in doubt

BSL Advent Calendar - Helping Adults and Children to Learn Festive Signs

Christmas time is always popular to share some seasonal good wishes in sign language

Preserving standards of BSL teaching is crucial

The teaching of English has not been affected by social interactions, why is BSL

Deaf Education in Kenya….Not there yet!

Leading to poor socioeconomic outcomes for Deaf people, education in Kenya relies almost entirely on the oral method of teaching

Subtitled BSL Film Captures Values of Old Deaf Culture

Pulled together from film footage thrown in a skip, the film is a must see for anyone who is deaf

Signworld's On-line BSL Resources Made With Learners In Mind

Designed and developed by a team with years of BSL teaching experience, Signworld is a brilliant back-up to the classroom

Whole Life Benefits From Access to Sign Language - Birth To Three

New research not only supports the benefits of signing in acquiring language skills, but finds it boosts brain power