Year: 2014

Access to Work update from UKCoD and BDA

20th Jan 2014

On Tuesday 14 January UKCoD and the BDA held a seminar on the Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme.

Are you a parent of a deaf child who has learned British Sign Language?

17th Jan 2014

As part of the I-Sign 2 project a survey has been launched aimed at parents of deaf children who have learned British Sign Language (BSL) or have thought about learning it.


Great News from BSL Homework

15th Jan 2014

Great news! BSL Homework is now more accessible than ever.



UKCoD and BDA Seminar on Access to Work

10th Jan 2014

UKCoD and the BDA are holding a seminar on the Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work scheme.

David Blunkett MP continues to support deaf issues

09th Jan 2014

Earlier this week, Signature chief executive, Jim Edwards, met with Rt Hon David Blunkett MP to discuss some of our campaign work.

Hearing Screening for Life campaign moves forward

09th Jan 2014

We are pleased to report that the Hearing Screening for Life campaign continues to move forward.

Come and meet Signature at Education Show

08th Jan 2014

Come along and meet us from 20-23 March at NEC Birmingham. You will find us at stand number F1, where our team will be waiting to tell you about our qualifications and the services we offer.

BDA campaign for deaf people to receive support from registered communication professionals – sign the petition

07th Jan 2014

We support the British Deaf Association’s call on the government to lead an initiative to ensure that all public bodies and agencies, whether national or local, are required by law to provide a deaf person with a registered communication professional

External statement

06th Jan 2014

Following our recent statement regarding the departure of Doug Bradley, we are pleased to announce that to help our transition towards future arrangements, Doug has agreed to work with us on an interim basis in the New Year.

The History of British Sign Language

03rd Jan 2014

In 2013 DCAL, along with the British Deaf History society and UCL’s Action on Hearing Loss Library, hosted an exhibition on the history of BSL.