Day 4: International Week of Deaf People 2021. Happy International Day of Sign Languages! This year’s theme is ‘We Sign for Human Rights’.
Why do we need Sign Language Rights for Deafblind people? Heather and Johnboy discuss their experiences of becoming Deafblind, what it’s like to lose your vision, and equality for all…
It’s through communication, that we are able to learn and gain knowledge and to be aware of what is going on in the world around us. With Sign Language, we can have access to that.
BDA understand that it is crucial for Deaf children to have the right to early access and exposure to Sign Language.
Our Family Signing in the Home project allows for Deaf children to learn sign language in their own home, with their families, creating a more inclusive environment for everyone.
International Week of the Deaf is an initiative of the WFD and was first launched in 1958 in Rome, Italy. It is celebrated annually by the global Deaf Community on the last week of September each year to commemorate the same month the first World Congress of the WFD was held.
The BDA sends it congratulations to the Finnish Association of the Deaf who received an award at the 2015 Jodi Awards.