Tag Archives: Deaf awareness

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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Dot and Deaf Awareness Week, 15th – 21st May 2017

Dot joined with instructors from Aldershot Snowsports for the Disabled (ASD) to sponsor and organise a Free Ski Taster session, to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week. Thirteen children and their parents turned up. These included Deaf children and their hearing brothers and sisters. Twelve volunteers, including ski instructors, CSWs and BSL interpreters helped make the evening […]

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