Local Council Staff Learn BSL

Hart District Council in Fleet proved they are committed to making services more accessible to Deaf BSL users by booking a full day of training for 25 members of staff including 2 councillors. Dot created a bespoke training session incorporating the phrases they requested – How to greet someone, booking an appointment, directing to services […]

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Shoreditch Town Hall TUESDAY 9 – FRIDAY 19 OCTOBER “We need to use our imagination. We need to imagine that change might be possible. That change is possible, however hard or impossible it might seem.” Click the image for invite in BSL. In a blend of languages, including fully integrated BSL, three performers tell a story […]

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I was fascinated to be told about about the project to be undertaken at the Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey. A machine which can turn BSL into written English – the possibilities this could provide to Deaf BSL users in education, the workplace, socially…. are enormous. Many […]

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Dot ‘Dives In’

LLoyds of London organised the Global ‘Dive In’ Festival for everyone in the insurance World to recognise the importance of Diversity and Inclusion. Dot were invited to run a workshop on Deaf Awareness at the Chubb building in The City in which Kathleen and Paul discussed differing needs of deaf colleagues and customers, the legal […]

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Building Deaf Awareness

Kathleen and Paul were invited to construction giant Willmott Dixon to discuss how to make the workplace inclusive for Deaf colleagues and customers. It was the perfect opportunity for Paul to share stories of his days working on building sites when there was no Access to Work budget for interpreters. He explained the challenges he […]

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National Inclusion Week

Next week is National Inclusion Week – a time when businesses focus on what they need to do to make their work environment inclusive for everyone. Deaf Awareness is a key area where many companies are realising they need staff training in order to be inclusive and accessible for Deaf colleagues and customers. A busy […]

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