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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Inside the BSL Charter

Signing up to commit its public services to the BSL Charter – ensuring it is equally accessible for all – is no easy feat....

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...
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Improving access to council services for York’s Deaf community

City of York Council will make it easier for members of the city’s Deaf community to access services from 5th July 2017. A new video...

Family of Deaf man had to tell him he was dying as hospital did...

The South-Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has apologised to the family of Thomas Carson who had to tell him he was dying because...
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Sign Language Framework Consultation

The BDA’s Majella McAteer updates BDN readers on the public consultation in Northern Ireland on a new Sign Language Framework. On the 15th of March...
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Deaf lad wins Sky subtitling victory

A teenager who squared up to Sky TV for “discriminating” against people with hearing impairments is celebrating a “victory” against the broadcaster. Six months ago,...

N.Ireland – Needs of deaf community not taken into account

From the Irish News - Letters to the Editor. Published 22nd May 2018 We are in agreement with the contents of a letter from Arnold...
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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...
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Deaf Roots and Pride: The importance of role models

The presence of a role model one can aspire to is crucial for the wellbeing of a young person as they grow up –...
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Deaf Roots & Pride: Bringing sign language into the home

BDA Northern Ireland project which appoints families with BSL tutors was set up after mentors observed communication frustrations between the young people they work...