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…

Covid- 19 Communication Toolkit from NHS 24 Engagement Team

Our communication toolkit includes suggested text for your bulletins and social media posts. It also tells you more about our: alternative formats (translations, audio versions and Easy Read); and tools (chatbot, voicebot , app and webchat). We have translated some…

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…