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Monday, February 20, 2017
Tony Boyce, our BDHS President, gave a welcoming speech and cut the ribbon to declare the Deaf Museum open

The Re-opening of the Deaf Museum (video)

https://vimeo.com/202917312 Following the move from our old premises at 11-13 Wilson Patten Street , the period from 1st October to 31st January saw the Deaf...

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...

Have your say on the NHS Accessible Information Standard review – Olivia Butterworth (BSL)

As the Accessible Information Standard review is launched, NHS England’s Head of Public Participation, calls on people to share their experiences: Last summer, we reached...

Lawand – Breaking News

Here is a further update on today's story about the six-year-old deaf boy Lawand Hamad Amin and his family who fled Iraq because of...

Lawand Hamad Amin – an update

In December BDN reported the case of six-year-old deaf boy Lawand Hamad Amin and his family who fled Iraq because of death threats from extremists...

London Assembly addresses Deaf mental health issues

Deaf people are suffering from a reduction in the provision of specialist care and poor access to communication support and information when they are...

Welcome news for the Jewish Deaf Association

A charity based in Whetstone in North London, which helps prevent deaf people from becoming isolated and alone recently received a grant of £180,000...

BSL test announced for new Deaf apprentices

Deaf students and school leavers struggling to gain adequate qualifications will now be given better access to apprenticeships thanks to changes announced by the...
Australian Sign Language finger spelling chart

Auslan National Curriculum roll out

The first national curriculum for Auslan (Australian Sign Language), will soon be rolled out in schools across Australia, in a move being described as...

Deaf refugee boy facing deportation

The family of a six-year-old deaf boy who fled Iraq because of death threats from extremists say they're devastated after being told they face...