In September 2011, students across the country started studying for the Signature Level 6 Diploma in Sign Language Translation and are now reaping the rewards.
Maria is a young girl who was born profoundly deaf. Without specialist education, Maria will never learn to communicate with her family and friends. The school she attends has no money and neither Maria’s grandmother nor the families of the other deaf children can afford school fees.
The hunt for the UK’s finest deaf communicators has begun as leading awarding body Signature launches its fourth annual awards today.
Members of staff from a Manchester-based housing association are helping their Deaf and hard of hearing residents to make the right choice of home improvements thanks to a recent training course in British Sign Language (BSL).