Tag Archives: Deaf awareness

Growing up as a CODA

Hello, my name Tamara. I’m currently doing a week of work experience with DOT Sign Language. The reason I’m so interested in BSL is because both my parents are deaf. I’ve grown up in the deaf community and have many deaf or hard-of-hearing friends. As a CODA (child of deaf adults) I have many responsibilities […]

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NHS Engagement Report- Interpretation and Translation Services in Primary Care

Our local NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are committed to improving access to primary care services in a way that ensures a person’s language and communication needs don’t prevent them from receiving the same quality of healthcare as others. This includes Deaf BSL users. At Dot Sign Language we felt it was important to attend the engagement […]

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CSSEF Charity Dinner and Ball

Kathleen and Paul, along with Jan, Lisa and partners and friends, had a fabulous evening at the CSSEF dinner and ball. As well as being an opportunity to catch up with friends and make new like-minded contacts, the event raised huge sums for local Deaf children. We cannot overstate how much Karen Jackson and her […]

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Positive Deaf Partnerships

It was a pleasure and a privilege to be invited to Positive Deaf Partnerships – an information day organised by Chloe’s and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund (CSSEF) and Fleet Rotary on Saturday. This was a wonderful opportunity for parents of Deaf children to meet, chat and find out about local organisations in the Deaf Community. […]

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Positive Deaf Partnerships

If you are parents or a carer of a Deaf child or children, this event is for you! Organised by CSSEF (Chloe and Sophie’s Special Ears Fund) and Fleet Rotary Club, this FREE event is a place to gather information from local Deaf-related organisations. We are very pleased that Dot Sign Language will be there […]

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Sussex Insurers Learn BSL

It is vitally important that anyone working in the insurance industry is aware of the needs of Deaf customers, and that they know some basic BSL in order to communicate with them. That is why Kathleen was delighted to be invited to teach a session to members of the Local Insurance Institute Committee for Sussex. […]

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