Author Archives: Kathleen Grehan

Growing up as a CODA

Hello, my name Tamara. I’m currently doing a week of work experience with DOT Sign Language. The reason I’m so interested in BSL is because both my parents are deaf. I’ve grown up in the deaf community and have many deaf or hard-of-hearing friends. As a CODA (child of deaf adults) I have many responsibilities […]

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Next BSL Taster Session

Venue: Pinnocks Coffee House, High St, Ripley, Woking GU23 6AF. Date and Time: Friday July 19th, 10-11am. Cost: £10. Payable in cash on the day or in advance by BACS. This is an informal 1 hour session when we will give you a taste of British Sign Language (BSL.) We will teach you how to […]

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NHS Engagement Report- Interpretation and Translation Services in Primary Care

Our local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are committed to improving access to primary care services in a way that ensures a person’s language and communication needs don’t prevent them from receiving the same quality of healthcare as others. This includes Deaf BSL users. At Dot Sign Language we felt it was important to attend the engagement […]

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CSSEF Charity Dinner and Ball

Kathleen and Paul, along with Jan, Lisa and partners and friends, had a fabulous evening at the CSSEF dinner and ball. As well as being an opportunity to catch up with friends and make new like-minded contacts, the event raised huge sums for local Deaf children. We cannot overstate how much Karen Jackson and her […]

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