The Victoria Derbyshire programme and the BDA highlight crisis of communication for Deaf people in hospitals. Deaf people are routinely being let down in hospitals through lack of language access, a Victoria Derbyshire exposé has today revealed.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and is designed to harmonise data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy.
Dr. Terry Riley OBE gives his final announcement to all BDA members, Staff, the Board and friends, as Chair of the British Deaf Association
The British Deaf Association’s 2018 Staff Presentation and Annual General Meeting was held in Manchester on Saturday 14th April. Together we paid tribute to our resolute members of the community and took a look back at the BDA’s progress over the past year.
As we remember this remarkable and warm lady where her talents seemed endless – Dot Miles was widely regarded as the pioneer of BSL poetry, she was not only a poet, she was a playwright, performer, scholar, teacher and passionate activist.
On behalf of everyone at the BDA and the Deaf community, we thank you, Dr Terry Riley OBE, for your tireless commitment as a staunch supporter, a steadfast campaigner and a true trailblazer for sign language rights over the years