Year: 2014

National Deaf Awareness Week

19th May 2014

In support of Deaf Awareness Week we want to tell you about our outdoor advertising campaign.

Minister for Disabled People announces a review of the impact of Access to Work on deaf people

15th May 2014

The Minister for Disabled People, Mike Penning MP, has announced a review of the impact of Access to Work on deaf people.


Signature Annual Awards – still time to nominate

07th May 2014

Don't worry you still have time to visit to make your nominations in the remaining six categories listed below. Nominations close on Wednesday 11 June.

Ofcom publish first report on quality of TV subtitles

01st May 2014

Ofcom have published the first of four reports measuring the quality of live subtitling, in terms of accuracy, speed and latency.

NADP celebrate their 30th Anniversary

30th Apr 2014

The National Association for Deafened People, NADP, celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a series of presentations at The Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on Saturday 26th April.  

Jane Shaw is worthy recipient of the Heather Jackson Award 2014

29th Apr 2014

Congratulations to Jane Shaw who was presented with the Heather Jackson Award 2014 at the National Association of Deafened People’s AGM on Saturday.

Health access campaign priority for Senior Policy Adviser

09th Apr 2014

Our new Senior Policy Adviser, Dan Sumners, is looking forward to working with the Our Health in Your Hands campaign to improve access for deaf people.

Learning to communicate with deaf people can open up a world of opportunities

04th Apr 2014

Signature will be at Deaf Day at City Lit in London on Saturday 26 April

Improving access to British Sign Language for families in England

02nd Apr 2014

Parents of deaf children are now able to access new resources offering information on British Sign Language (BSL) and how to find courses.

New research into assessment procedures for deaf students

31st Mar 2014

Brian Kokoruwe’s research “Deaf students in the mainstream classroom- their experiences and the perspectives of the professionals that support them in the classroom” has concluded.