Darren, a Deaf barber from Glasgow tells us about his journey from college into employment and the importance having the correct support in place. Darren explains how he got his first job as a barber and how he communicates with his customers (both Deaf customers and hearing customers).
For any person going through the experience of caring for someone with Dementia, it’s so important to share your experiences with others. In today’s video, BDA Scotland’s Community Development Manager, Avril Hepner, chats to Carolyn Nabarro-Denmark about her experience of being a carer and the useful information she picked up along the way.
Emma Ferguson-Coleman is a researcher in the University of Manchester researching ‘Deaf people with dementia’. Emma discusses the need for BSL assessments for Dementia, and how we can support a Deaf person living with Dementia in the Deaf community.
Did you know that getting a good night’s sleep is essential for your well-being? Sleep Scotland advise that keeping a good consistent routine, being active during the day, and having a good transition between being active and being passive are all great ways to achieve a healthy night’s sleep.
National skills agency, Skills Development Scotland and the British Deaf Association Scotland have launched a partnership to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities available to young Deaf people in Scotland.
Apprenticeships help you build the experience and skills that employers want to see. No matter what stage you’re at, they’ll help you get set for a bright future. And now, there are more ways than ever to get involved.