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  1. I'm looking for members who work in a school - I'm keen to speak to people who have worked in education and who have had to work with Deaf/deaf students. I began my second teaching assistant role in April, during lockdown, and am learning BSL online for a deaf student I have been paired with, to support her in her home learning. I feel I am picking up signs fairly fast, and I think this is down to the fact that I have a real interest in learning BSL as a skill, and have done for years, but was too afraid to take the plunge and dip my toes in to a course. Now that I have a reason to do it - I love learning BSL and find it such a fascinating language. I would love to talk to some teachers or teaching assistants about any experience they have had with deaf students before or currently 🙂 please do get in touch! 💖
  2. Whether you already work in healthcare or are looking for a new career, All Saints Hospital - a deaf mental health service – is holding a Recruitment Open Day on Friday 29th November. Vacancies are available for Healthcare Assistants and Nurses (including Preceptees) in permanent and bank positions. Interviews are being held throughout the day, between 9am-3pm, so bring your CV and you could walk away with a new job! You will join a team of deaf and hearing staff members that provides care and support for people with mental health conditions who are deaf or have complex communication needs. As permanent Registered Nurse you can earn up to £30,000 a year, or £14.80 per hour as bank staff. As a permanent Healthcare Assistant you can up to £18,965 a year, or £8.50 per hour as bank staff. At Elysium it’s not just a job. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like. Register: https://www.elysiumhealthcare.co.uk/open-days/all-saints/
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    https://solarbear.org.uk/2019/08/26/happiness-october-break-project/
  4. Every Monday from 29 Oct 2018 - 17 Dec 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm St. Margaret’s House, Bethnal Green The Cabin (behind the Gallery Café) 21 Old Ford Rd, London E2 9PL Interested in learning British Sign Language (BSL)? Want to improve your communication with deaf people? Join our evening course! In collaboration with Sign for All, The Film Bunch are offering an Introduction to British Sign Language course, which is suitable for complete beginners who have a general interest in BSL and want to improve their communication skills with deaf people. No prior knowledge of BSL is needed. This is a non-accredited course where you will learn basic BSL including fingerspelling alphabet, numbers, grammar, everyday vocabulary and conversation such as greetings, asking for directions, emotions, family and more. The course will run for 8 weeks in Bethnal Green. Each lesson will last for 2 hours with a short break. Students will participate in group work and activities, meet deaf guest speakers and be given optional homework tasks. Students will get free tickets to our film screening in November and Christmas party in December. By the end of the course, you will have an understanding of BSL and deaf culture and be able to interact in basic conversation with deaf people. The course is also an ideal introduction to the language for those who may be thinking about studying for a Level 1 qualification in BSL. Please note this is a course for adults so not suitable for under 18s. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] Grab your early bird tickets now! We offer a 10% concession discount. This applies to senior citizens (55 and over), students, registered unemployed, and disabled people. Please use the code TFB10OFF during checkout. You must have proof to use this discount. Course dates: Mon 29th Oct Mon 5th Nov Mon 12th Nov Mon 19th Nov Mon 26th Nov Mon 3rd Dec Mon 10th Dec Mon 17th Dec Sign up here: thefilmbunch.com/courses/introduction-to-bsl-oct-2018
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    Whether you know BSL or you're learning, come along and have a chat!! This is a friendly and relaxed environment to practice and socialise All levels welcome! When: Friday 26th October, 6PM - 8PM Where: Starbucks Burrfields Road, P03 5NA Please let us know if you're attending here as we need a rough number of people to guarantee seats: https://signandteaa.app.rsvpify.com I'm going to let Starbucks know on Wednesday at 5.30PM the number of people atteneding, so get in there quick!! We hope to see you there!!
  6. Hi all, I'm doing level 1 now, started January 2018 and about to do 102. I'm deaf (profound now) and teaching hubby after class each week and it's helped a lot already when I'm not wearing my hearing aids. I'm around during the day and as hubby works shifts lots of evenings and would be happy to video practice, Skype?
  7. Hello, My name is Amelia and I am a research assistant with the Child Orientated Mental Health Intervention Centre looking at diagnosing Autism in deaf children. To give you a little background about our study, we are recruiting families with children aged 2-18 who are either deaf, deaf with a diagnosis of ASD or hearing with a diagnosis of ASD. We have worked with international experts to adapt three autism assessment tools to make them more accessible for deaf children and young people. Surprisingly, current assessment tools have not been designed with deaf children in mind and many are often misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all! We hope that this research will help us to develop better assessment tools, understand more about how autism presents in deaf and hearing children and support families in receiving the right support Autism regularly goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed in deaf children because inappropriate assessments are being used. We are currently recruiting: - Deaf children with autism - Deaf children with no autism - Hearing children with autism Please email me at [email protected] if you can help out and I hope to hear from you soon!
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