Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Scottish mental health campaign | Deaf man assaulted for £40 | Prisoner sues

Posted on February 21, 2013



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DCAL looking for volunteers for International Conference
The Deafness, Cognition And Language Research Centre are hosting the “Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research” conference from the 10th-13th July 2013

Lloyds TSB become first UK bank to allow Deaf customers to contact them in BSL
To access the service, all a customer needs to do is click on a link on the ‘contact us’ page at the bank’s website.

Campaign looks to tackle mental health in Scotland
Charity has teamed up with the Scottish Council on Deafness to launch a campaign called the Helping Hand.

Deaf man assaulted for just £40
A 45 year old Deaf man was attacked from behind then repeatedly punched in Bury, near Manchester.

NDCS release video starring Downton Abbey star to campaign against cuts to deaf education
Now, the NDCS have released a video as part of their Stolen Futures campaign, starring Downton Abbey actor Jim Carter and deaf musician Dame Evelyn Glennie.

Deaf American man sues after being denied interpreter in prison
William Pierce, 44, who is Deaf and has trouble understanding written English, was in prison for 51 days, and had no access to an interpreter during that time.

South Tyneside Council Launches Mobile Sign App
Sign It is a British Sign Language (BSL) dictionary containing over 750 video clips of commonly used words.

Remark Training Delivers BSL Workshop at Unicef
The London based charity eased employees’ January blues by delivering a Wellbeing Week brimming with exciting activities.

Deaf students’ GCSE results are falling
The results led the National Deaf Children’s Society to accuse the Government of failing deaf children. The charity see the poor results as being due to cuts in educational support

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