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Monday, February 20, 2017

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...

Let’s get BSL into the National Curriculum

https://www.youtube.com/embed/XXHxeCO-qCA TV & Radio Presenter Wayne Barrow has set up an e-petition calling for British Sign Language to be part of the National Curriculum. The petition...

Accessibility laws ‘benefit everyone’

The European Accessibility Act has the potential to create new opportunities for European business but should avoid creating “barriers” to innovation, according to Helga...
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Deaf lad wins Sky subtitling victory

A teenager who squared up to Sky TV for “discriminating” against people with hearing impairments is celebrating a “victory” against the broadcaster. Six months ago,...
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More organisations commit to the BSL Charter

Paul Redfern reports on some exciting recent developments involving the BDA’s BSL Charter. The last few weeks have been good ones for the BSL Charter....
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The road to sign language legislation in Northern Ireland

More than a decade after recognition, the prospect of a BSL/ISL Bill in Northern Ireland is now closer to becoming a reality. The BDA’s...
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A giant stride towards sign language recognition in Malta

A big step towards official recognition of sign language in Malta was taken in March when the Maltese Sign Language Recognition Bill was presented...
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History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter

History made at London’s City Hall as GLA supports BSL Charter. A significant moment in the short history of the BDA’s groundbreaking Charter for British...
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BSL Bill Passed

It was a landmark decision that will affect Deaf generations to come. At 5.05pm on 17 September, the British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Bill...
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Stop Changes to Access to Work march

On Saturday 26 September, 1,000 deaf, disabled and non-disabled marchers from all over the UK took to the streets of London to protest against...