Year: 2011

Phone Calls for Deaf People One Step Closer

14th Oct 2011

On 13 October 2011, Deaf organisations signalled their willingness to work with Ed Vaizey MP, the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, to make sure deaf people can access the telephone, whether through, improved text relay, captioned telephony or video relay services.

December 2011 Training Events

05th Oct 2011

Book now for December 2011 Signature and DCID training events.

November 2011 Training Events

05th Oct 2011

Book now for November 2011 Signature and DCID training events.

V&A Release Details of Events for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Visitors

03rd Oct 2011

All Victoria and Albert events are accessible to deaf or hard of hearing visitors and an accompanying friend or carer may claim free entry. They also offer free entry to V&A exhibitions for deaf or hard of hearing visitors and up to two friends.

Salford Residents Praise Salix Homes for BSL Success

26th Sep 2011

Salix Homes has proved that Deaf and disability awareness is at the top of its agenda after residents praised the organisation for training its staff in British Sign Language (BSL).

As five members of staff celebrated passing their BSL Level 2 exams last week, the Salford-based Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) has been providing BSL training for its front line staff since 2008.

Bristol’s Deaf Community Feel Under Siege

20th Sep 2011

A local centre will lose £240,000 in the latest in a line of attacks on services and education for deaf people in the area

UKCoD Conference

16th Sep 2011

Right support, right place, right time – exploring the impact of welfare reform and access to work changes on those with Sensory Impairment.

This conference will focus on all aspects of the welfare reform agenda. There will be presentations from key speakers about welfare reform, the welfare to work and access to work agendas.

Opportunity to Raise Deaf Issues

16th Sep 2011

Humza Yousaf MSP is holding a surgery for deaf people at Touchbase, 43 Middlesex Street, Glasgow on Friday 07 October, from 10.30am – 12.30pm. He is a list MSP for Glasgow, but he would be happy to try to help anyone that he can, wherever they are from.

Centre Approval Process

13th Sep 2011

We have improved our centre approval process in response to Ofqual’s Conditions of Recognition. Further information on the process can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

Call for Sign Language Users

13th Sep 2011

The Wunderbar Festival is inviting Sign Language users to take part as Co-Recitors in a performance.

The performance itself is a collective recitation in Sign Language of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and will take place on Wednesday 2 November 2011, at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead.