NEWS FOR DECEMBER 2014

Signature welcomes Work and Pensions Committee recognition of sign language interpreting as a special case

Added 19 Dec 2014

Signature has welcomed the Work and Pensions Committee’s recommendation that sign language interpreting be recognised as a special case by Access to Work.

Signature welcomes BSL (Scotland) Bill as a step in the right direction

Added 16 Dec 2014

Signature has welcomed the introduction of the British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill as a solid foundation on which the UK can build recognition of the language.

Tactile Signing Survey

Added 12 Dec 2014

Sense have launched a survey to look at the current skills and training needs of people who use, or would like to use tactile signing. This is a project initiated by NatSIP, with input from both Sense and the BSL coalition.

Technology for deaf access discussed in House of Lords

Added 04 Dec 2014

An audience of politicians, civil servants, educators, charities and businesses met in the House of Lords on 3 December to learn about some of the innovative technology that is making education and employment increasingly accessible for deaf people.