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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Youth Club

20-04-2021

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Youth Club Supporting young deaf people Click for BSL Video Our youth club supports young deaf people at every stage of their development, helping them build confidence and shape their future. Are you deaf and aged 10-18? Join our youth club to build your confidence, meet new friends, and share experiences with other young deaf people. We provide a wide ...

Home rental advice – Safe & Sound

01-03-2021

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Safe & Sound Supporting landlords and deaf tenants Click for BSL Video Safe & Sound offers Scottish landlords and deaf tenants equal access to information and advice on the property rental market. Know your rights as a tenant Our BSL videos make information around property rental accessible for deaf people. Get guidance on deposits, and what to do in the ...

Family BSL course

13-01-2021

BSL Courses

Family BSL course Would your family benefit from learning sign language? Our grant funded Family BSL courses are an inclusive and multi-generational way to learn BSL. Taught by experienced deaf tutors, you will learn enough vocabulary and grammar to have basic conversations, identify and understand everyday signs and create a strong foundation for future learning. The aim of these classes ...