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British Deaf Association – #SignLanguageWeek

Once again we are running a website dedicated to our annual Sign Language Week – www.signlanguageweek.org.uk The theme of the week is ‘With Sign Language and Culture – We Prosper’. Keep an eye out for our daily videos during Sign Language Week to find out more. You can use the site to look up local events, […]

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Download the Relay UK app, for easy conversations with anyone, anywhere

The Relay UK app allows anyone who’s deaf, hard of hearing or has difficulty talking, to communicate simply over the phone. It’s a regulated service provided by BT, that helps make phone calls with family and friends, work colleagues, or businesses and services such as government departments and healthcare providers, much easier. For clear and […]

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UKCoD / DAC Relay UK Survey 2020

UKCoD invites all users or previous users of the BT telephone text relay to help by telling us about your experience with it. The survey will remain open until 17th January 2021.   If you have a few minutes to yourself at any time before 17th January, we would really appreciate you allowing us to take […]

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FREE NADP webinar

In the upcoming FREE NADP webinar, speakers will take on a tough topic of hearing loss in the workplace. Aimed at both employees and employers, HR teams and recruiters. You will gain crucial insight thanks to shared stories, guidance and useful tips! Often people with invisible disabilities will not disclose it for the fear of […]

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BSL SIG Act

David Buxton, Chair of the UKCoD’s Special Interest Group called the ‘BSL Act SIG’, shares information about this group and key points about the work they have been doing so far towards a new BSL Act. Watch David’s signing this information in the video below or scroll down to read in English: BSL Act SIG is […]

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DWP enters legal agreement to improve services for deaf customers

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has entered a legally binding agreement with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to improve support for deaf customers accessing its services by telephone. Two advisers raised a complaint with the EHRC on behalf of four hearing-impaired people who needed to use the telephone service with a […]

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Calling all who have used Relay UK in the last year

Watermelon Research are looking for participants in a survey about the Relay UK service, which you might also have known as NGT or Text Relay. The survey is being conducted on behalf of BT, to understand what you think of the service. Previously this survey has helped us make significant improvements to Relay UK, including […]

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Contact PDSA with SignLive

Great news! You can use the SignLive app to contact PDSA, the UK’s leading veterinary charity. PDSA operate a network of 48 Pet Hospitals throughout the UK, all of which can be contacted directly from the SignLive Community Directory. British Sign Language (BSL) users who call will be connected to a qualified BSL interpreter who […]

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Making on-demand services accessible – Second consultation

Ofcom is carrying out a second consultation (PDF, 1023.9 KB) on how on-demand services should be made accessible, to help us to make recommendations to Government.  The videos below give a summary of their proposals on areas where they particularly want to hear from sign-language users. Video Links: Consultation  BSL summary videos How to respond To respond […]

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Working and participating remotely when you are deaf or hard of hearing

At the start of COVID pandemic, NADP has recognized a gap in ICT knowledge of online participation platforms among many people in deaf and hard of hearing communities. With the whole world suddenly moving to working and meeting virtually, the need to close this gap was greater than ever. On 20 June 2020 NADP has […]

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