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Lindsay Foster: The tenth Signature Annual Awards is our biggest yet

On Friday 9th November, we had the pleasure of hosting the tenth anniversary of The Signature Annual Awards. Bringing the awards back to the North East where Signature is based, The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art on the banks of the river Tyne was the perfect venue for such a prestigious occasion.

Kids, are you “Up For It?” (BSL)

Up For It?, our new children's series, is coming SOON! Play the video to see why we're so excited about it & follow us...

The importance of Sign Language in early years

“It does not slow down your speech. Signing babies generally have better language capacity or language authority than babies who don't sign, because even though signing is physical, it's still a language. Whether it's manual or verbal is secondary to the point that you're learning to communicate your thoughts and ideas, learning to transmit your intentions to someone else and theirs to you.”

Women’s Football Training Squad

Great Britain Deaf Women's Football Training Squad for the Deaflympics 2017 is announced. The final squad will be selected in April 2017. The GBDF Women’s...

“Trump” is Swiss Sign of the Year

Donald Trump has beaten off stiff competition from “Netflix”, “vegan” and “deportation” to be chosen as “sign of the year” by the Swiss Deaf...

Deaf Travel Tips

Travelling with deafness can feel daunting at times, not knowing if there’s announcements, relying on listening for safety, communication barriers, but these can all be addressed and shouldn’t stop you from exploring and enjoying yourselves!
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Seaside fun for the Deaf over 50s

Joe Collins reports for BDN on the upcoming trip to the seaside being arranged for Deaf over 50s. The annual Deaf UK 50+ holiday gives...
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NHS failure to meet deadline putting deaf lives at risk

Most NHS services failed to meet a recent deadline for introducing a new Standard that could save the lives of deaf people according to...
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ASIMO Robot learns Sign Language

Meet ASIMO, one of the world’s most well-known humanoid robots. ASIMO was created by Japanese manufacturer Honda back in 2000 and is one of the most advanced robots in the world, possessing the ability to walk independently, climb stairs, understand gestures and spoken commands, and mimic many other human functions accurately.

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...