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…

SELF-MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

Paid for by a grant from The ALLIANCE’s Self-Management Fund deafscotland, working in partnership with Deaf Links, has produced information films for deaf people about Self-Management and what it means. The report Safety First…Keeping people safe with Communication for All which contains the baseline survey results…

HUMAN RIGHTS BRIEFINGS

deafscotland has produced a number of Human Rights briefings. deafscotland made a Submission to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights: Inquiry on the ‘UK Government’s COVID-19 Response’. WORD  PDF deafscotland wrote a letter to the Scottish Parliament’s Equality and Human Rights Committee asking if the…