Opinion piece published – Social isolation: the need for inclusive solutions.

Andrena McMenemy, who has been working with us on a number of research projects over the last year, has had an opinion piece published by the ALLIANCE. To read the piece, go to https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/opinion/social-isolation-the-need-for-inclusive-solutions/

Mental Health, Sensory Loss and Human Rights – the Transition Report calling for Sensory Literate Services

deafscotland, Deafblind Scotland, Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID), Sight Scotland and the ALLIANCE agreed in January 2021 to co-produce this report to inform and change decision making. Through our practice and experience, we recognise communication poverty is increased…

deafscotland Manifesto “Asks” for the Scottish Parliamentary election 2021

deafscotland wants Scotland’s 1 million people affected by deafness to be connected and included as active citizens in Scotland. The elections to the Scottish Parliament in May 2021 give you the opportunity to make that happen.We invite you to support…

WHO World Hearing Day – “Hearing Care For All – Screen, Rehabilitate and Communicate”

Yesterday was the WHO World Hearing Day – 03/03/2021. We sent a briefing to all the MSPs to tell them about the day and to ask them to consider how they would apply the Principles of Inclusive Communication to the…

All Our Rights In Law: Report on the conversations held with people across the four pillars of deafness

The Scottish Government’s National Taskforce on Human Rights Civil Society Reference Group is looking at the development of a new human rights law for Scotland that is informed by the views and experiences of rights-holders, particularly those whose rights are…

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT TECHNOLOGY FOR THOSE WITH HEARING LOSS AND DEMENTIA

deafscotland is pleased to announce we have received funding from Foundation Scotland to produce a toolkit to help people with hearing loss and dementia  use Virtual Assistant technology. We are looking for volunteers to join our Working Group and be…

Blogs by deafscotland

The following blogs were submitted to other organisations for publication in their bulletins and magazines: SCVO  Blog on 1 May “We must invest in communication for all” at http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/blogs/we-must-invest-in-communication-for-all SCVO Blog on 1 June “Head, hands, voice and ears” at http://thirdforcenews.org.uk/blogs/head-hands-voice-and-ears Scottish Legal News…

Job Scheme – ITV SignPost & BSLBT – trainee scheme for Deaf Filmmakers

ITV SignPost has partnered with British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) to offer a new trainee scheme aimed at getting young Deaf film-makers into the industry.   Applications are now being invited from Deaf film-makers and production talent who want…