A Taste of British Sign Language

Our first evening BSL Taster session at The Onslow Arms, Clandon, was a great success! Thank you everyone who came. Over a drink, Kathleen explained a little about Deaf culture and tips to communicate with D/deaf people. She also taught Fingerspelling and some useful phrases for meeting and greeting. We will definitely have another taster […]

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Deaf Awareness at Youth First

We were extremely keen to be part of Youth First’s workshop week. Youth First is an organisation in Lewisham which is owned and run by its youth workers and young people. They help young people have fun, socialise, take risks, discover their own identities and acquire the life skills and self-confidence needed to lead happy […]

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Funding from CSSEF For Teachers to Learn British Sign Language!!!

Incredible News from Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund (CSSEF)… From CSSEF: “We are delighted to share that we have funding available for 10 teachers to learn British Sign Language Level 1, including with Dot Sign Language starting from September 2019. “We want teachers who want to make a difference to deaf children in their education. Teachers […]

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Do all deaf people sign?

This is a question that I’m often asked. The answer is no. I was born Deaf and grew up signing, as do many Deaf people in families with Deaf relatives. We know around 95% of deaf babies are born to hearing parents, some of these parents may choose to learn British Sign Language (BSL) with […]

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BSL Tour Of Hampton Court Palace

Have you been to Hampton Court recently?  I highly recommend going if you haven’t been there for a while – I took my relatives there recently. If you are around on Saturday October 12th there will be tours in British Sign Language (BSL). The tour will be given by a Deaf BSL-using guide John Wilson […]

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