NEWS FOR MAY 2015

Signature welcomes DWP commitment to evidenced based improvement of Access to Work

Added 12 May 2015

Signature welcomes the Department for Work and Pensions’ commitments to establish the return on investment delivered by Access to Work and to review the market in BSL/English interpreting.

Retailers urged to improve deaf awareness

Added 07 May 2015

RETAILERS are being urged to improve their deaf awareness skills by Get Deaf Aware.

Get Deaf Aware is directed at businesses with staff and customers who have hearing loss and aims to promote equality and make their life easier by providing simple, effective training and techniques.

With more than 10 million people in the UK affected by deafness the company is asking people to sign up and show their commitment to improving communication with those who have hearing loss.  

New research by the Ear Foundation

Added 06 May 2015

New research has been published on the experiences of children with mild / moderate deafness. The research was carried out by the Ear Foundation with funding from the National Deaf Children’s Society. It can be found online at www.ndcs.org.uk/research

Ancient world family discovery day at the British Museum

Added 05 May 2015

On Saturday 20 June between 12.00–16.00, the British Museum will be holding a deaf discovery day for families.