British Deaf ASsociation are holding their Sign Language Week from the 13th March 2023. For more information visit www.signlanguageweek.org.uk
Useful Links can be found here. Scrolling down you will see '7 tips for better access to Scottish Public Services' and a number of Frequently Asked Questions.
For Deaf BSL users: If you would like some support on councils and health, please contact us at:
999 for BSL Users
The UK emergency services provides a video link to enable BSL users to access the 999 emergency services. To access information on how to use this, download the app, or to make an emergency call if required, please follow this link: https://999bsl.co.uk/
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Involving and Engaging with Deaf Community training
Ross Craig, the Council’s Equalities & Fairness Officer recently attended BDA’s 4th and last empowerment training session for professionals from public services across Scotland. The session, delivered by Robin Ash, BDA's BSL Equality and Rights Coordinator, had fourteen participants joining to learn about how to engage with the Deaf community in Scotland.
“This was a great opportunity to strengthen our partnership with BDA Nationally, and explore how we can work together to better engage with and support Dundee’s BSL Community at the Local Level"
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