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Festival Fun

Always the Sun returned to Stoke Park and brought a festival promising to champion the wealth of creativity on our doorstep. From music stages hosting the best in breakthrough artists, alternative folk acts, drama workshops and a myriad of street food stands; there was something for everyone. The Imaginarium area was tantalisingly described as a […]

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Dot and Deaf Awareness Week, 15th – 21st May 2017

Dot joined with instructors from Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD) to sponsor and organise a Free Ski Taster session, to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week. Thirteen children and their parents turned up. These included Deaf children and their hearing brothers and sisters. Twelve volunteers, including ski instructors, CSWs and BSL interpreters helped make the evening […]

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Dot Sign Language staff nominated at the Signature Annual Awards

Staff from Dot Sign Language were delighted to be invited to join fellow professionals from approved centres to celebrate excellence in BSL education at the ‘Signature Annual Awards 2017’, in January. Our Director and Lead Teacher, Kathleen Grehan, was thrilled to be nominated and shortlisted for the teacher’s award for ‘Enriching Student Experience’. Kathleen and […]

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The staff at Dot Sign Language would like to wish all student, past, present and future, all the very best for Christmas. These are just a few of our many students who received certificates in 2016……we are very proud of all your achievements!     We hope that 2017 will be a brilliant year for you all and look […]

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Disability Awareness Ski Training

Dot staff and students have strong ties with the club, Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD). On the weekend of the 6th and 7th August, in sweltering summer temperatures, several of us both Deaf and hearing, attended a training session. The training gave us an awareness of what it is like to learn to ski […]

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CPD Training - Deaf Awareness

Deaf Awareness with Dot……a great success!

Skiers, instructors, Deaf and hearing worked together to learn some BSL and to explore a BSL lexicon for skiers. To celebrate Deaf Awareness week Dot Sign Language and the club, Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD) organised a social/workshop evening with a purpose. The idea was to teach our hearing ski instructors some BSL but […]

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