Year: 2022

BSL Bill Rally

24th Jan 2022

On Friday 28th January, MPs will debate the BSL Bill proposed by Rosie Cooper MP. Organisations from across the sector are united in calling for a BSL Act to achieve legal status for British Language as the primary language of the Deaf community in the United Kingdom. As part of the campaign, there will be …

Signature are supporting the BSL Bill

20th Jan 2022

Signature is proud to be supporting the BSL Bill, led by the British Deaf Association (BDA), who is working with several other Deaf charities and organisations whose purpose is to support the Deaf community. The group are The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD), Signature, Institute of British …

Signature announce 40th Celebration event

07th Jan 2022

Signature are excited to announce a special 40th Celebration event to take place in November 2022.   As part of our 40th year celebrations, we want to acknowledge all those people and organisations that have played a part in helping us to become who we are today.  Getting to where we are today hasn’t always been …

Celebrating 40 years of CACDP (now Signature) as an independent organisation

04th Jan 2022

On 1st January 1982, the Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP) became an independent organisation. Charitable status had already been applied for and would be formally granted later that month. CACDP was formed in November 1980 from a Communication Skills Project financed by the Department of Health and Social Security and …

Welcome back

04th Jan 2022

Welcome back, I hope you had a lovely Christmas, spent with those that are important to you. We hope you feel recharged, refreshed, and ready for the New Year. We have learnt over the last 22 months it’s essential to focus on what is important to each of us and here at Signature we are …