Tag Archives: Deaf Awareness training

Hands-on BSL Practice in Deaf Awareness Sessions

Kathleen and Paul taught a very well received session at St Helier’s Hospital last Friday. Attendees particularly enjoyed pairing up and practising fingerspelling and phrases in British Sign Language. When we create training sessions we include vocabulary and scenarios which are appropriate to the workplace such as meeting and greeting patients / customers, checking an […]

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Duke of York’s Theatre Staff Learn BSL

This is a theatre which is committed to being accessible. They host performances with BSL interpreters, captioned performances, and provide hearing enhancement aid when required. Dot Sign Language were approached because Customer Experience Manager Ellen Bleasdale, realised how important it is for the Front of House Team to be able to communicate with Deaf patrons […]

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Dot Teaches Digital Marketing Agency Team

Kathleen was invited to London-based digital marketing agency Merkle Periscopix to teach the team British Sign Language. They want to be more welcoming and accessible to D/deaf customers and colleagues. As well as teaching fingerspelling and useful phrases for meeting and greeting, Kathleen taught vocabulary related to their work such as Digital, Data, Marketing, Technology, […]

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International Day of Sign Languages

To mark September 23rd – International Day of Sign Languages, Kathleen taught Deaf Awareness and BSL sessions at Frimley Park Hospital in the morning, and Merkel Periscopix – Digital Marketing experts, in the afternoon. International Day of Sign Languages was proposed by the United Nations. Its objective is to raise awareness on sign languages and […]

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Deaf Awareness Training for GP Staff

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 […]

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