Author Archives: Kathleen Grehan

I Want to Change the World

Does this describe you or someone you know?… Are you age 12 to 17, Deaf and a BSL user?Do you want to change the World?Do you have a passion – however big or small – and want to be on TV? Multi award winning television production company Drummer TV are looking for inspiring young people […]

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New BSL Level 1 and ‘Introduction to BSL’ Courses – Start February

We will be running ‘Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language‘ in Guildford, and ‘Introduction to BSL‘ courses in both Guildford and Woking. Contact us to reserve your place. Signature Level 1 Award in British Sign Language: GUILDFORD Date & Time: Monday evenings, February 3rd – July 27th 2020, 6.30 – 9.00pm (excluding school holidays.) […]

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BSL Homework Club

‘Going The Extra Mile’ Dot Sign Language’s student led homework group, had their first meet up of 2020. Wonderful to see so many of you keen to practice between class. If you haven’t been to a session yet, our homework club was set up by Level 3 student Jacque to support our students. Volunteers from Level […]

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New Deafhood Books by Paddy Ladd

Paddy Ladd – Deaf scholar, author, activist and researcher of Deaf culture, has 2 new books available for pre-order. These are sure to be an eye-opening insight into sign languages, Deaf communities, cultures and histories, and the oppression experienced by Deaf people. Recommended background reading for students studying higher level BSL courses where knowledge of […]

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SignHealth Partners With Shout To Launch A New Crisis Text Line For Deaf People

Access to mainstream crisis mental health services for Deaf people is almost non-existent, and yet Deaf people are twice as likely to experience mental health problems than hearing people, facing communication barriers and difficulties accessing healthcare.  As part of World Suicide Prevention Day, SignHealth, powered by Shout, is launching a new free text message service […]

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Festive Cheer at Dot

The Dot Sign Language team got together to celebrate the beginning of the festive season. December is a busy month with students taking assessments on our BSL level 1, 2 and 3 courses; as well as on Kathleen’s undergraduate courses at The University of Surrey. We have new courses starting in February to prepare, and […]

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