The British Deaf Association congratulates #WhereistheInterpreter team on winning a key argument in the Judicial Review – the result of which was announced today.
BDA works with National Federation of the Blind UK to successfully campaign against the BBC’s decision to withdraw its Red Button Service.
The BBC Red Button text based service enables viewers to access news, sports and business headlines, and general information on the weather, travel and lottery updates in a quick, concise and easily-accessible format.
On the 11th of December, BDA NI, and leading Deaf researchers, will be releasing a groundbreaking report on the barriers Deaf people face when trying to access justice in Northern Ireland.
In the past, if you wanted to switch your mobile company, you would have needed to call your provider to begin the move; a process which is inaccessible for Deaf customers.
Have you been to a courtroom before? Maybe you are unsure of the internal protocol of a court setting?