BSL taster course in Orkney

20-08-2022

BSL Courses

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BSL taster course Orkney Click for BSL Video Want to have fun and try something new? Our Taster Course is the perfect start to British Sign Language (BSL) for those who are not ready to commit to a full SQA course or just want to learn some basics for fun! Our courses are all taught by qualified deaf tutors, so ...

Hard of hearing

20-04-2022

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It can feel alienating when you’re hard of hearing. Everyone talking around you, while you struggle to get involved. But Deaf Action has a range of simple products and services that can help you be a part of the conversation. Deaf Action supplies specialist equipment to help deaf and hard of hearing people access more of life. How can we ...

Volunteer with deaf children

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Volunteer with our Youth Club Click for BSL video Are you interested in volunteering with deaf young people? Apply now to join us! Becoming a volunteer Could you become a volunteer and support deaf young people? Volunteering can be an extremely rewarding way to spend your time. We’re looking for people who can give their time for regular or one-off ...

Care in the community

04-04-2022

Communication & Interpretation Agency

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Care in the community Deaf Action provides care for deaf people to support independent living. Our services are available in Edinburgh and the Lothians, and the South of England. Community support in the South of England Residential care Social care in Edinburgh and the Lothians Supported accommodation in Edinburgh

Digital skills training

18-10-2021

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Click & Connect Digital skills training for deaf people Click for BSL Video Click & Connect is a free digital skills service from Deaf Action, helping deaf people stay connected online. Click & Connect Getting online is essential to stay connected with friends and family, and can help people access services, shops, education and workplaces. Our digital courses can give ...

Book an interpreter

23-08-2021

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British Sign Language interpreters Make your workplace events accessible, online and in person. There are over 1 million people in Scotland with hearing loss, and 13,000 deaf BSL users. You can support them in the workplace with a sign language interpreter. Improving accessibility and inclusion Do you want to make your workplace accessible to deaf people? By booking BSL/English interpreters, ...

Referral – schools & social work

17-06-2021

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Youth Club referral For schools, organisations and social work Refer a deaf young person If you are work for a school, social work, or organisation that takes care of young people, use the form below. For deaf young people from P7 to S6. Youth Club referral form Name of the person making the referral: * Relationship to the young person: ...

Referral – parents & youth

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Youth Club referral For parents and young people Get in touch, or refer a deaf young person If you are a deaf young person who wants to join our Youth Club, or you are the parent or guardian of a deaf young person, use the form below. Youth Club enquiry form Parent's name * Full name Child's name * Email ...

Volunteer befrienders

25-05-2021

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Become a volunteer befriender We need volunteer befrienders in Dundee! Do you live in Dundee and want to make a difference by volunteering? Your free time could make a huge difference to an older isolated person. Becoming a befriender Could you become a friend to on older person living alone? Volunteering to become a befriender can be an extremely rewarding ...

Energy advice – Bright Deal

06-05-2021

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Bright Deal Making sense of energy Click for BSL Video Bright Deal is a home energy advice service from Deaf Action, helping deaf and hard of hearing people in Scotland understand and manage their home energy. How can we help? We can offer advice in BSL to help you live comfortably, understand your energy usage, and save money on your ...