Tag Archives: Deaf Awareness training

International Day of Sign

International Day Of Sign Languages

The UN General Assembly has proclaimed today (23rd September 2022) as the International Day of Sign Languages to raise awareness of the importance of sign language. Did you know that there are 300 different sign languages? Did you know there are over 70 million D(d)eaf people worldwide? And did you know sign languages are natural […]

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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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