29th March – HTT Coffee Catch-Up

Hands That Talk: Our Coffee Catch-Up

Friday 29th March


11 – 15 Bridge Road
BT52 1DR

Our coffee catch-up will be held in different places in the Causeway Coast and Glen area to meet our new/old friends.
Let’s us enjoy, chats and laughs!!

All welcome!
Hope see you there!

Belfast City Council Signs the BSL/ISL Charter

Belfast City Council has today become the first Northern Ireland council to sign up to the British/Irish Sign Language Charter, committing to promote better access to public services for Deaf communities.

We are delighted that Belfast City Council has made the historic decision to sign three pledges of the BSL/ISL Charter – especially during Sign Language Week!

Read more: https://bda.org.uk/belfast-city-council-signs-bsl-isl-charter/

The Limping Chicken Deaf students often have a lot of difficulties at university UNAPEDA


I’m doing a PhD at UCL Institute of Education looking at how sign language interpreting support is provided to Deaf students studying at university, and the experiences of Deaf students and interpreters.

The results I’m sharing here are the first part of my study. We all know Deaf students often have a lot of difficulties at university and our research project is looking at their sign language interpreting support.

There’s currently very little information about how interpreting support is provided and how Deaf students feel about their interpreting support. Therefore, the first part of this project was an information-gathering activity and we want to share some of the initial results.

Much of what we’ve found probably won’t surprise you, but we needed to collect the evidence to then move forward.

Further read at: http://www.unapeda.asso.fr/article.php3?id_article=3067

Scam Workshops – BDA Northern Ireland

BDA (NI) will be hosting workshops in Belfast, Omagh and Derry/Londonderry on the topic of scam prevention.

The workshops will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the latest scams, letters, emails and texts from scammers as well as how to avoid them, spot them, and protect yourself against them.

The dates and times of the workshops are below. If you would like to attend, please contact Holly Lane at aij@bda.org.uk or SMS 07814 674334

We look forward to seeing you there.

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