When we were contacted by Westlands Medical Centre in Porchester asking us to provide a Deaf Awareness and British Sign Language session for their team, we recognised the importance of this training. Deaf people to not have access to ‘overheard’ health information and face numerous barriers when visting the GP, and receiving a diagnosis and […]
Tag Archives: British Sign Language Training
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 […]
This July we are trying something new – British Sign Language taster sessions in garden centre coffee shops. To be held on Wednesday mornings, 10.30am – 11.30am at a different venue each week, the aim is to share a little Deaf culture and an introduction to BSL signs (while eating cake and drinking coffee!) Ideal […]
Well done to all of our iBSL Level 6 students. The whole class – six students – passed the two linguistics assessments. We know how hard you are working and congratulate you all. Good luck with your remaining assessments! Due to the popularity of the course Dot Sign Language will be offering the iBSL Level […]
Dot Sign is having a break over the Christmas period, we will be closed from 22nd December to 5th January. Our whole team wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
It’s a very important time of year for Santa, and how frustrating when the Christmas elves don’t understand him. Kathleen and Paul had great fun filming this clip to illustrate the importance of mouthpatterns when signing BSL. Sometimes signs have the same handshape and a completely different meaning. It is the non-manual features which make […]