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Deaf Awareness Week >>> A call to industry to engage on the next generation of relay services(19-01-2015)
Relay services have made a huge difference in enabling deaf and deafblind people to access the telephone network, but the community has been left behind by advances in technology. Deaf people have the right to access telecommunications services which are functionally equivalent to those enjoyed by hearing people. Modern relay services are the only way to achieve this. >>> The Government has called on the industry to work with the deaf community and come forward with solutions which meet deaf peopleís needs. >>> Full article >>> <<<

Deaf Awareness Week >>> Petition >>> Give Deaf patients access to appropriately qualified sign language interpreters(19-01-2015)
Deaf people are routinely being put in danger by healthcare providers due to a lack of regard for standards in communication. We are calling on those commissioning healthcare services to ensure that robust procedures are in place for providing appropriately qualified sign language interpreters for Deaf patients. >>> Find out more about the research carried out by <<< Action on Hearing Loss, ASLI (Association of Sign Language Interpreters), NRCPD (National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deafblind People), BDA (British Deaf Association), SignHealth, Signature, BSMHD (British Society for Mental Health and Deafness). >>> Please Sign the petition >>> <<<

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British Sign Language Courses in Swindon 5.0
We can deliver a range of Deaf and disability related training and services throughout the United Kingdom. Our experienced team are based in Swindon, Wiltshire.
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Autism Services
Autism affects both children and adults alike. Current research suggests that over 1 in 100 people may be on the autism spectrum, including those having Aspergerís syndrome.
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Centric First Aid Training. Signed Courses
Specialising in First Aid Training, Centric employs specialist adult educators, equipped with the ability to communicate in many mediums, including BSL translation on course. Course material is designed to accommodate display transcriptions of audio. Courses such as HSE First Aid at Work are available, ensuring students can gain vital career progression qualifications.
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Canter Levin & Berg Solicitors
Canter Levin & Berg Solicitors are a large regional law firm based on Merseyside. Our specialist Employment Law solicitors can help you if you are facing discrimination at work as a result of deafness or any other disability.
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Poetry and Sign
Featuring Jean St Clair, Ashley Kendall, Tim Barlow, and Deborah Galloway of Ballet Rambert, Poetry and Sign is a major event exploring the relationship between poetry, sign language and dance. The event is being held at 7pm on Tuesday the 13th of May at Kings Place, London. Poetry and Sign is a collaboration between Poet in the City and Remark.
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