Help for the Deaf Community

Help for the Deaf Community

Here is a blog from Citizens Advice which covers new ways to help people with hearing impairment to find out about their rights and responsibilities…

Steve Emery, National BSL Strategy Coordinator

This week is International Week of the Deaf (IWD) – a perfect opportunity  to talk about the benefits of vlogging when it comes to connecting with British Sign Language (BSL) users.

Not familiar with the term vlog? Just as the word ‘blog’ is short for ‘web log’, vlog is short for video log, and the similarities between the two don’t end there. In terms of content, vlogging is a lot like blogging, only instead of posting a blog in a written language, you post a video and talk, sing, perform, or rant away. What’s less known is how valuable a Vlog can be in communicating with the Deaf community.