Tag Archives: Deaf awareness

Dot Visit 1st Knaphill Guides

Lovely example of our community work last night – Lisa ran 2 workshops for the 1st Knaphill Guides. They are working on their Communication Badge, part of which is learning BSL. Their leader organised a ‘Disability Awareness Evening and asked us to be part of it. Lisa enthusiastically explained (in BSL, interpreted by a Communication […]

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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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Deaf Awareness Training for GPs

Following four extremely successful training sessions with the practice staff from Surrey Heath, Dot Sign Language was very happy to write and article for Out News Global. We hope more Clinical Commissioning Groups will follow Surrey Heath’s example. Contact us to find out about bespoke workplace training. Deaf LGBT people are avoiding visiting their GPs

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diversiti UK

At Dot Sign Language we are proud to be connected to diversiti UK, an organisation which provides Equality and Diversity training to companies. With over 20 years experience in the field, diversiti UK understands the damage discrimination claims can do to a business and provides in-house training in equality and diversity, cultural awareness, disability awareness, safeguarding and teaching […]

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Celebrations in Ireland

Yesterday history was made in Ireland. Irish Sign Language (ISL) was finally recognised by law, as legislation was passed which gave it legal recognition as a language. Approximately 5,000 deaf people and around 35,000 others such as friends and family, use ISL to communicate. Legislation received cross-party support, and was met by cheering in the chambers as the […]

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