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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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CSSEF Black Tie Ball

The Dot Sign Language Team had a fabulous evening at The Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund CSSEF Black Tie Ball at Old Thorns Hotel in Liphook. CSSEF Chair and Founder Karen Jackson and team had organised an event of excellent food and drink, entertainment, updates on the charity’s work and plans, and an opportunity […]

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Frozen Snow Queen

There is still time to book tickets for the “Frozen Snow Queen” from theatre company D-Live. It includes British Sign Language (BSL), spoken English and captions throughout, so it’s aimed for families that include D/deaf people and is also perfect for anyone learning BSL.  Click to buy tickets:  https://www.d-live.org.uk/current-shows

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