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…

Giving evidence at the Scottish Affairs Committee

Our Chief Officer, Janis McDonald, gave evidence on Wednesday 4 November at the UK Parliament Scottish Affairs Committee. To watch the video, go to 14:01:58 minutes into the recording (the video is only available with audio): https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/16858b78-bd6d-4030-9765-0d222e6d042d

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…

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“Mental Health and Wellbeing for all people affected by deafness: Past, Present and Future”

It is 10 years since SCoD published the research paper “Making the Case for Specialist Mental Health Services in Scotland”. SCoD has produced a paper that shows the developments that have been put in place for people with a hearing…