NEWS FOR OCTOBER 2014

Signature welcomes Minister's recognition of government role in development of communication and language market

Added 29 Oct 2014

Signature has welcomed the Minister for Disabled People’s recognition the government has a major role in developing the communication and language market.

Update to Qualifications Specification and Regulations for the Level 3 Certificate in BSL/ISL.

Added 21 Oct 2014

Please note that we have updated the Qualifications Specification and Regulations for the Level 3 Certificate in British Sign Language and the Level 3 Certificate in Irish Sign Language.

Help NRCPD update their Code of Conduct and complaints processes

Added 20 Oct 2014

NRCPD are currently in the process of updating their Code of Conduct and complaints processes and want to know what you think about the changes.

2014 Signature Annual Awards winners announced

Added 14 Oct 2014

The prestigious Signature Annual Awards ceremony held at Durham Cathedral on Friday 10 October 2014 celebrated individuals and organisations that have made a significant contribution towards achieving a society in which deaf and deafblind people have full access.

Survey for a new MSc in Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Added 08 Oct 2014

Research has begun at the Deafness Cognition and Language (DCAL) Research Centre, based at University College London, into planning and developing a new Masters programme; an MSc in Sign Language and Deaf Studies.

BT launches its Next Generation Text service

Added 06 Oct 2014

BT, one of the leading communication service providers in the world, has today announced the launch of its ‘Next Generation Text’ service.  The new service will offer greatly improved assistance to its customers with speech and hearing impairments, allowing faster, more fluent telephone conversations to be made.