According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are more than 70 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them live in developing countries. Collectively, they use more than 300 different sign languages. Sign languages are fully fledged natural languages, structurally distinct from the spoken languages. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes […]
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I am so proud of the team at Rare Revolution who put together this video a few weeks ago. The digital magazine gives a voice to those affected by RARE conditions and the charities that represent and support them. One of their colleagues is sadly losing their hearing so the team have decided to learn […]
Kathleen Grehan – Director of Dot Sign Language, will explain the aim, content and assessment methods of this course. It is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions. If you are not a current Dot Sign Language student and are interested in joining our September 2021 Levels 3, 4 and 6 courses you […]
I was so pleased to see that Antrim and Newtownabbey are to become a ‘D(d)eaf-friendly’ council.😊 The local authority will commit to providing signing on their social media videos. The council is also likely to: Appoint a “deaf champion” Introduce sign courses for staff Commit to approving deaf awareness (working with neighbouring councils and deaf […]
We’re looking forward to delivering our BSL Level 4 and Level 6 courses. If not in real life, live online. We would love you to join us. You can explore all our courses here. To book, click here.
We’re delighted that our BSL Level 2 Group 1 have been able to tell the story of Scrooge. We hope you enjoy it.Well done to all involved.
If you know of anyone interested in learning British Sign Language (#BSL) level 6 – please do let me know. email@example.com Many thanksKathleen
It’s the UK Disability History month. The theme this year is: how far have we come. I thought I would tell you about my own experiences. I am profoundly Deaf and my first language is Irish Sign Language then later British Sign Language. When I was at school we were not allowed to sign (and […]