Category: BSL News
Category: BSL News
Support these deaf related e-petitions?
e-petitions is an easy way for you to influence government policy in the UK. You can create an e-petition about anything that the government is responsible for and if it gets at least 100,000 signatures, it will be eligible for debate in the House of Commons. Please support these deaf related topics which positively impactDetails
Boris Johnson hails South Bank festival for deaf and disabled artists
Boris Johnson hailed London’s annual festival for Deaf and disabled artists which came the South Bank for the first ever time at the weekend, to read more about the festival click the link below: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23982912-boris-johnson-hails-south-bank-festival-for-deaf-and-disabled-artists.doDetails
Sign language music videos, new trend?
20 year old singer/song writer Ed Sheeran, rising star, recently released a music video “you need me” and instead of having a typical video, Ed wanted something different that had never been done before so decided that his music video would consist of mainly sign language. The video features 17 year old actor Mathew MorganDetails
New cinema technology
Viewing movies in the cinema has been a problem for many deaf and hard of hearing people. This is because cinemas only offer a few subtitled screenings during the week at unsociable times and often experience technical problems. However Sony is now in the process of creating a solution for this which could soon availableDetails
The School of Sign Language has provided a British Sign Language (BSL) GCSE equivalent qualification in schools for the past three years. The awarding body of BSL, Signature is in the process of creating an actual GCSE in BSL. Signature aims to pilot the GCSE in late 2012 and is looking for evidence of supportDetails
Special children’s day at London Zoo
Read all the information on the special children’s day here: http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/events/article-23978996-zsl-london-zoo-hosts-special-childrens-day.doDetails
Celebrities learn Sign Language!
The Beckhams are learning sign language Read more: http://web.orange.co.uk/article/celebrities/The-Beckhams-learn-sign-language Eva Longoria: “I’ve learnt Sign Language” Read more: http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/showbiz/news/a323909/eva-longoria-ive-learnt-sign-language.html Miley Cyrus is learning Sign Language after being unable to communicate with a Deaf fan Read more: http://www.showbizspy.com/article/203669/miley-cyrus-learning-sign-language.html Lady Gaga learning Sign Language Read more: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/3619948/Lady-GaGa-learning-sign-language-for-deaf-fans.html Hollyoaks’ Rachel Shenton: “How Dad’s deafness inspired me toDetails
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