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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Deaf History March 22nd 1912

If you thought that campaigning and lobbying were recent additions to the BDA's portfolio, think again. On this day one hundred and five years...

Order! BSL question in the Commons

History was made in the House of Commons chamber at Westminster this week when Dawn Butler, MP for Brent, became the first Member of Parliament...

Countdown to Sign Language Week

The British Deaf Association (BDA) are currently in the middle of final preparations for their annual Sign Language Week. This year the week runs...

Irish Deaf presenter talks family issues

Irish TV news and weather presenter Sarah-Jane Moloney O’Regan has spoken out about the unfair responsiblity placed on the young children of Deaf parents...

NI Election Hustings Report (BSL)

https://youtu.be/5lb1bzsDWA4 You Vote – You Decide BDA Northern Ireland Election Hustings - 21st February 2017 Report by Majella McAteer & John Carberry Northern Ireland are due to...
New Police information videos in BSL

Police information film available in BSL

A British Sign Language (BSL) film has been launched to highlight the difference between emergency and non-emergency SMS numbers for people who are Deaf...

New milestone for the BSL Charter

Dr Terry Riley, Chair of the BDA, tells British Deaf News about the first signing of the BSL Charter by a Deaf mental health services provider. The...

Lloyds first with Signly access

Lloyds Bank has become the first financial services company to undertake a trial with Signly – a British Sign Language (BSL) translation tool. Lloyds...

Swiss deaf protest against emergency sirens

The Swiss Federation for the Deaf staged protests in four cities in Switzerland this week as their government carried out the annual testing of...

Deaf group raise third party data protection issues with local MP (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/202253935 Ruth Goode tells British Deaf News about a recent meeting with her groups local MP on the subject of deaf people communicating through a third party...