It was with great pleasure that BDA Scotland hosted ‘Your Views: BSL National Plan 2017 – 2023’ in Glasgow. The event was attended by representatives from Councils and NHS services as well as Deaf community members.
The BDA’s Jock Young Award celebrates the amazing achievements of our Deaf young people in Scotland.
Nominations are now open for you to nominate a Deaf young person who you feel deserves to have their achievements and efforts recognised.
BDA Scotland’s DRP Transitions project were delighted to work with Veterinary Nurse Assistant, Julie Beckett, to deliver specialist workshops about veterinary care to P3-P7 classes at St Roch’s Primary and S1-S6 classes at St Roch’s Secondary in Glasgow.
Recently BDA Scotland visited Auchmuty High School in Glenrothes in Fife, to deliver a workshop to young Deaf pupils all about human rights.
This week is Diabetes Awareness Week, a week dedicated to creating awareness of the condition and encouraging people to share their experiences of living with diabetes.
This week, the BDA is supporting Dementia Action Week 2022, a national campaign led by the Alzheimer’s Society.
From 16-22 May, we will be highlighting the unique social, cultural and linguistic needs of Deaf British Sign Language signers living with dementia.