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Today Majella McAteer and Michaela McFadden were guests at a garden party which was attended by the Prince of Wales & the Duchess of Cornwall. It was a sunny afternoon and the highlight of the day was having the chance to shake hands with the Duchess & have a brief chat with her.
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Deafness Support Network May 20
Five to seven years to be fluent in ‘It’s like learning to drive - lots of components together’
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UK House of Commons May 17
Following , pressed on Wednesday to improve access to the for users. Her debate has interpretation and subtitles. Watch: Or read the transcript:
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British Deaf Assoc May 17
You can find the written information in English on our website! :)
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Robin Ash May 16
& would like to remind you all about the Open Day for the Deaf Community at Ascot Fire Station, Derby on Saturday 18 May 2019 from 11am to 3pm. For hearing people, aplogoises in advance for the traffic noises in the background.
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British Deaf Assoc May 16
10 practical tips on how to look after your child's mental health For full video and more info:
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British Deaf Assoc May 15
Catherine McKinnell MP asks; ‘Is it really acceptable for BSL users to have to continually challenge, demand and fight for access to NHS services that most of us (hearing people) take for granted?!' Watch the full, BSL interpreted debate:
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Maartje De Meulder May 15
Parliament debates access to NHS services for BSL signers. quoting from the 2014 report re the “shocking political apathy” about BSL signers’ linguistic exclusion in the UK leading to failures in medical care and civil rights abuses.
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British Deaf Assoc May 15
Parliament debate 'Access to NHS services for British sign language users'. Watch and download the fully accessible debate (with BSL interpreters and live subtitles) here:
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EUDY May 15
Tonight at 21:00 CET, six candidates for the President of will be in a debate. This will be interpreted in International Sign by deaf and hearing interpreters. Accessible politics!
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EUDY May 15
The European Elections are approaching! Let’s make sure young people’s voices are heard and youth are voted!
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British Deaf Assoc May 15
Support in a court setting For more information about support organisations throughout the UK:
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Avril Hepner May 14
BDA Scotland gave presentation about our dementia project at university of Stirling.
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British Deaf Assoc May 14
One way that you can look after your mental well-being is by receiving counselling support. For full video and more info about various accessible counselling services, click on:
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Dementia Health May 14
Great to learn more about the deaf experience and dementia! This website has some excellent resources: Looking forward to the Scottish Toolkit coming out soon ☺️
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British Deaf Assoc May 13
Look after your mental health Full video:
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DCAL May 11
HOLD THE DATE! Did you know that BSL research started 40 yrs ago at a workshop in Newcastle on 11/12 May 1979? We will be hosting a 40th anniversary event on 8/11/2019 with . The day before there will be a festschrift for & a 40th anniversary dinner
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Macmillan's Cancer Information May 10
🚨New blog alert!🚨 For we've written a blog about our British Sign Language videos. The videos cover signs & symptoms, treatments, and coping with side effects. We’ve worked closely with Deaf groups & organisations to make them. 👇
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Robin Ash May 9
Took part in training exercise with and today on behalf of during Deaf Awareness week that representatives from deaf community and I were involved in mock car crashes to raise awareness on how to communicate with emergency staff in situations.
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(((Dawn Butler MP))) May 9
During it's vital that we all mark it by becoming more , as there are 11 million people with hearing loss in the UK. Here's some simple steps we can all take.
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