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Analysis of the debate in Parliament for BSL to be on the National Curriculum

Despite the petition for British Sign Language (BSL) to be on the National Curriculum not reaching the normal threshold to be considered for debate...
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Cardiff Deaf Centre building refurbishment fund – they need your vote

https://youtu.be/QH2ucOerBHE The Cardiff Deaf Centre is an old building, built in the 1900s; it was previously managed by the local council and over the years...

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...

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...

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...

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...
BHRUT Hospitals Deaf Charter Mark

Queen’s becomes the first hospital in the country to receive Deaf-Aware Quality Mark

The Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) presented acting Chief Executive Jeff Buggle with its Deaf-Aware hospital Quality Mark on Monday (22 May). The hospital,...

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...
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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...

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...