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New Deaf research – Can you help?

Madeleine Chapman, a Danish researcher specialising in Deaf studies has embarked on new research about Deaf identity and she would like the help of BDN...

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
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An important moment in Deaf history… How the National Deaf Studies Curriculum changed Deaf...

Catherine Drew (top right, with Sandra David), Leader of Bilingual Practice at Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children and Chair of the National Deaf...

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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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...
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In search of justice

A mock trial by jury involving Deaf jurors was held in Sydney last year – the first of its kind – to assess whether...
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Health report calls for action

“It’s terrible that such a large part of the population is excluded from receiving the benefits of our health service that most of us...
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Deaf children have language difficulties too

Our January edition looked at work being done in DCAL to increase knowledge about language difficulties among sign language users. Here, Joanna Hoskin tells...

BDA AGM – York 2017 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201705148 Alexandra Shaw reports for BDN from the British Deaf Association Annual General Meeting in York on Saturday, 28th January 2017. The AGM was attended by...