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BDA expresses concern over lack of dementia support for deaf community

Extracted from Evening Times - Glasgow - 12/07/2017 CHARITY leaders have expressed concern about a lack of support services for people with dementia who are...
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Positives in improving access to the legal system

The European Commission funded JUSTISIGNS project recently came to an end. Its remit was to look at the barriers to justice for the Deaf...

First Graduates from Scotland BSL degree course

The Herald: Scotland is setting the agenda for sign language provision internationally thanks to new graduates from the country's first degree course on the...

Moves to improve the lives of deaf Glaswegians revealed

City chiefs in Glasgow have agreed on plans to improve the lives of BSL users in the Scottish city, making education, leisure, health and democratic services more accessible

Chats with Dr Audrey Cameron – the first Deaf Doctor in Scotland

Charlene Dolan from Deaf Roots & Pride - BDA Scotland had the opportunity to interview Dr Audrey Cameron CChem MRSC. Dr Audrey Cameron gained...

Scottish Government seeks views from BSL users for Culture Strategy

In line with the BSL National Plan (Culture and the Arts, page 27, no. 58), the Scottish Government is seeking the view of BSL users to ensure that the Scottish Government’s new culture strategy recognises the value of BSL and Deaf Culture, and the contribution it makes to the health, wealth and success the people and communities of Scotland.
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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...

Scotland BSL National Plan Consultation

Members of the Scottish BSL National Advisory Group, students from Heriot Watt and other members of the Deaf community joined MSP's in the Scottish...
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Celebrating 145 years of Deaf football in Glasgow

Glasgow Deaf Athletic Football Club, the oldest surviving deaf football club in the world and the only one left in Scotland, celebrated 145 years...
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NorthLink Ferries introduces new Sign Language service

NorthLink Ferries has teamed up with a sign language interpreting agency to improve access and user experience for its customers with hearing difficulties