Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'british sign language'

BSL Programme: Under the Lamp with Carolyn Nabarro

BSLBT is now screening a series, Under the Lamp with Carolyn Nabarro. This is a BSL chat style programme, and the guests for the first episode are Stephen Dering, Issy Schisselman and Oliver Westbury. It was produced by Remark! If...

Wicked Episode 2 Online

The second episode of BSBLT's Wicked is now online. You can find it on Wicked's website here or on the Community Channel here. (27 minutes 5 seconds). Elsewhere: Wicked BSLBT Remark! Community Channel Kent DCS NDCS...

Hearies and 'Signing for the Deaf'

Hearies are at it again, trying to make sense of the in-vision interpreter and the only way they know how to deal with it is by way of their version of humour. For me half the point of in-vision interpreting...

Parliament: Jobcentres and BSL

Jeremy Corbyn (Islington North, Labour) To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what facilities jobcentres offer to deaf people who arrive to make enquiries (a) with and (b) without an appointment; and how many front line jobcentre...

New BDA CEO = NEW BDA blog?

Great to see a letter from the new BDA CEO here. Seems quite an interesting bloke, so I guess all we can do now is cross our fingers and hope for the best for the BDA.. We've been doing that...

Parliament: BSL in Prisons

Rudi Vis (Finchley & Golders Green, Labour) To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many British Sign Language users worked in each prison at the latest date for which figures are available. Maria Eagle (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of...

The 5th anniversary of apathy BSL recognition

Yep, five years ago today, the Government announced that it recognised BSL as an official British language. Whoopee-do! A few months later, we had another (pre-planned) march through London to push for a BSL Act. This banner was there: And...

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