Hello, Diane Morton here. I have a new role now as Give Me BSL officer, based here in Glasgow. I’m working with deaf and hearing families who have a deaf child aged between 18 and 21. The project is funded by Scottish government and covers the central belt.
Today we chat to Louise Sloan, BDA Scotland’s new Mentoring Officer for the Deaf Roots & Pride Project, about her role within the team and how the Mentoring aspect of the project works.
Hello! I’m Lucy. If you remember, I was recently introduced to you all as the new Access and Inclusion (Dementia) Officer. Now, I’m doing my first video to you all.
Follow on from today’s Ministerial statement at the Scottish Parliament, an ambitious national plan for British Sign Language has been unveiled which will ensure deaf and deafblind BSL users are fully involved in all aspects of daily and public life.
We are excited to announce that the Scottish Parliament is currently in session and the Minister, Mark McDonald, will be giving his ministerial statement regarding the BSL National Plan at around 2.20pm today.
Hate Crime Awareness Week starts today and runs until the 21st October. Do not stay silent about hate crime. Be open and report it!