Thursday, 26 March 2015

BSL clip - Tips on making a complaint to the NHS in England

It is hoped that further positive changes are taking place in the NHS as a result of the NDCS My Life My Health campaign. However if someone does need to make a complaint to the NHS in England  the Parliamentary Ombudsman  has created the following advice and support video.

Who are the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman?

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Disability Matters - New e-learning resource

Disability Matters has just been launched. It is co-developed with disabled young people and parent carers. It is a free e learning resource designed to support organisations and workers to engage confidently with disabled children and young people.

Deaf Communication matters is one of many e-learning modules created by disability matters for the UK workforce.   The deaf communication module uses material from the NDCS My life, My health campaign .

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Hearing Hands - Samsung

Samsung Turkey created the video “Hearing Hands”, to promote their video call center for people with hearing loss. Watch Muharrem's reaction as strangers around him use sign language to communicate with him and make his day inclusive.

London Marathon Helpers - NDCS

The National Deaf Children’s Society is looking for volunteers to come and cheer on our 70 runners at the London Marathon.  You will be stationed at mile 25, just outside a pub and opposite the Houses of Parliament, right where our exhausted runners need us most to spur them onto the finish line! We will keep you motivated with lots of chocolate and water.  If you are interested please contact Katie Burr at NDCS on for more information.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

National Sport and Physical Activity Survey - UK deaf Sports

"UK Deaf Sport is committed to creating more opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing people to exercise and play sport. To do this we need your help; we want to know about your views, experiences and attitudes towards sport and physical activity

By taking part in this survey you are helping to shape the future of sport and physical activity for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The information you provide is hugely important to us, as we want to ensure that deaf sport and physical activity are not marginalised or ignored. It will support future funding applications for deaf sport and help provide more opportunities for people who are deaf or hard of hearing to play, coach and volunteer in sport.

The survey is deaf friendly and there is also a BSL introduction . Every response is important so please complete the survey by clicking here."

Repost from Living Sports website.

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

New deaf girls and ladies football coming soon. New players wanted