Category Archives: BSL / Deaf Awareness
A few days ago I read something that made me really angry. It was an article written by a parent about how the education system is letting her children down. At first I was sympathetic, and found myself nodding along … Continue reading
I love this signed story of The Hungry Caterpillar. It’s so expressive, even people with very limited sign language would probably understand it. ▶ BSL – The Very Hungry Caterpillar – YouTube.
Every classroom in my school has to have a VCOP display. In fact as a supply teacher I’ve been in a lot of classrooms, and every single one of them has had a VCOP display, so I’m assuming it’s something … Continue reading
I read on Twitter today that this week is Tinnitus Awareness Week. An estimated 10% of the population suffers from Tinnitus and yet many people have never heard of it. To find out more about what it is, how it … Continue reading
This week is Learn to Sign Week. I spent 3 years learning BSL in Adult Education classes, and I’m lucky to work in an environment where I use it regularly, so my sign language is competent (although I need to … Continue reading
I came across this post recently at limpingchicken about what it’s like to be a deaf learner. It’s a great insight into how difficult and tiring it is.