Hi! I'm Noah, I'm 22 years old and from Sweden! I've been wanting to learn a bit of sign language as sort of an experiment for myself. I'm hearing, and currently haven't got any signing friends. But I'm autistic and find that sometimes when I'm exhausted either from too much sensory stimulation such as sound, or socially, I just wish I could communicate without having to formulate sounds or listen to them if they have a certain tone that for some reason hurts my ears at that moment. I don't know it I'll be able to keep the knowledge of BSL up, now that I don't have anyone to practice with and live i Sweden - but I want to try. It made more sense to me to practice BSL instead of Swedish sign language, because I want to live in the UK eventually and get more integrated British culture. And now hopefully I have the chance to get to know som British or Irish folks!