Karen will be taking part in a fundraising event on Sat 10th September which includes a 3km run and a 400m swim. She is raising money for the RNLI. You can sponsor her clicking the 'Sponsor Karen' button below.
Staff at Starbucks in Canary Wharf have learnt BSL and employed Deaf people.
Hamilton Lodge invite you to join them for their 70th anniversary Summer Fete on the 20th June. They hope you can come. Also, they would ask that you display or share our event information with families that you feel will benefit from a deaf accessible Summer Fete. If possible they are hoping people will let them know they are coming to help them with planning. This can be by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by using their online booking form to let them know. https://eventbrite.co.uk/event/16748220378/
The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has delayed tendering the National Framework for language services until after the general election. - See more at: http://nubsli.com/nub-posts/ccs-delays-national-framework-for-languages.php#sthash.bUMaCxUw.dpuf
Did you go to a mainstream school? I did. This type of education is called ‘inclusive education’, and it is anything but.
Here are 10 things I really learnt, when I went to mainstream secondary school from 1983 to 1990.
A Merseyside deaf charity is worried about its future after funding was cut for one of its most experienced deaf interpreters.
Drew Budai, 50, has been a support worker for Waterloo-based Merseyside Society for Deaf People for seven years, and is profoundly deaf.
He had his Access to Work funding cut last month after asking the Department for Work and Pensions for an extra two hours of funding a week.
Not only did the government turn down his request, they also informed him that his funding would be cut entirely – with less than a month’s notice.
THE Royal School for the Deaf Derby has been placed in special measures after it failed to implement safeguarding procedures highlighted in an earlier residential inspection.
Author - Karen Green
Karen is a Professional BSL/English Interpreter with over 20 years experience. These are items of news and training that have appeared in other forums and media that involve the BSL/English interpreting and/or Deaf community.