Tag Archives: Deaf awareness

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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Deaf Awareness and BSL Training for Crown Prosecution Service, East of England

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is the main prosecuting authority in England and Wales. It works in partnership with all agencies in the criminal justice system.  Although independent of the police, they work especially closely with them. It is vital that their services are accessible to everyone, so we were delighted when Ketan Davé –  […]

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Kathleen Interviewed on Brooklands Radio

This morning Kathleen Grehan, Director of Dot Sign Language, was interviewed on Brooklands Radio by DJ Tim Mitchell. Reaching audiences throughout Surrey, the show will be aired this Saturday afternoon between 3 and 6pm. It will be possible to listen either live or after this date via the Brooklands Radio website. https://www.brooklandsradio.co.uk/ Kathleen was keen to […]

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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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