Deaf News: DWP launch market review for communications provision for deaf people

Posted on January 5, 2016



The DWP have launched a market review of communications provision for deaf people and those with hearing loss, which can be read in English and also watched via BSL translation.

Their for evidence “seeks to assess the communication provision for people who are deaf, deafblind or have hearing loss in the UK.”

Extract:

DWP is leading a review of the market for British Sign Language (BSL) and communication support for people who are deaf, deafblind or have a hearing loss. We are working in collaboration with other government departments, support organisations and the communications and language profession.

This call for evidence supports the review by:

seeking to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the market
identifying factors that may affect future provision of these services

Read and watch the review here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/communications-for-people-who-are-deaf-or-have-hearing-loss-market-review

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