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Local Council To Become ‘(D) deaf friendly

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 […]

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Festival of Learning

More People Learning New Skills Report Shows

Tristia Harrison, Chief Executive at TalkTalk, has compiled a report on Lockdown Britain. “‘Lockdown Britain has seen a boost in skills and productivity for home workers, with unexpected lessons for how we emerge from the pandemic. “As people have been working from home, they’ve also been learning: from new languages, to cooking, to IT skills,” […]

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Weybridge WI Host Deaf Awareness Evening

Weybridge Women’s Institute invited Kathleen to give a Deaf Awareness and BSL session for their members. It was a huge success and proved that training can continue through Zoom. Kathleen was assisted by interpreter Peter who voiced the session. Feedback included: “Everyone loved Kathleen and Peter’s energy.” “So interesting, thank you.” “This was fantastic.” “Amazing!” […]

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Face coverings

Face coverings must now be worn in shops in England at the end of July. When you are buying masks, please can I ask you to purchase ones which have a clear window. A quick Google search and you will find suppliers. Masks with a clear window allow others to see and read lips and […]

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Interested in BSL Level 3, 4 or 6?

It is wonderful to see so many of you booking courses for September. Kathleen Grehan – Director of Dot Sign Language, will be holding another Information Day via Zoom on Saturday August 1st. She will explain the aim, content and assessment methods of the course which you are considering – Level 3 / 4 / […]

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