Proud to be Disability Confident

Dot Sign Language is very proud to join to the Government’s Disability Confident scheme. As an organisation which has a Deaf Director, Deaf teachers and Deaf role models working in the community, it is a natural fit. Through our Deaf awareness training with businesses, schools and youth groups we constantly strive to make the workplace […]

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Job Vacancy – The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Specialist Centre for Deaf Children at Guildford Grove School are looking for a FULL-TIME LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT  [Deafness plus Physical Disability] The Lighthouse works to support deaf children from age 3 to 11 in a mainstream school setting. Your work as a learning support assistant would be interesting, varied, sometimes challenging – but […]

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BSL Corpus – 10 Year Anniversary

A group of Dot students attended the BSL Corpus 10 year celebration on Saturday. The BSL Corpus Project is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in BSL. Native users from 8 cities in the UK were filmed having conversations in BSL. They have created a publicly accessible, on-line record of BSL https://bslcorpusproject.org/ At the 10 year celebration […]

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Dot Visit 1st Knaphill Guides

Lovely example of our community work last night – Lisa ran 2 workshops for the 1st Knaphill Guides. They are working on their Communication Badge, part of which is learning BSL. Their leader organised a ‘Disability Awareness Evening and asked us to be part of it. Lisa enthusiastically explained (in BSL, interpreted by a Communication […]

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