Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Happy Deaf Awareness Week!

Here is a link to a fantastic children’s TV show called Magic Hands, which is presented by four profoundly deaf presenters. Some of them use BSL and some use talk and sign:

Additionally, check out this great article by our Speech and Language Therapist Martina Curtin (Homerton University Hospital NHS Trust and Deaf Instructor Helen Pine (Hackney Education).  It highlights the importance of connecting with the Deaf community and viewing sign language at an equal status to spoken language.