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Hi all,

My name is Emily. I'm 19 years old and live in North Wales. I'm currently in the process of completing the "introducing british sign language" course via British-sign.co.uk 

I haven't grown up or been around anyone who is deaf or used sign language as much, but i do have a friend that had lost her hearing since she was a child as she become ill and she has only just recenly been able to hear things again as she was given an operation that changed everything for her. I got into learning sign language since i started in a further education college back in 2016, i was a childcare student and we learnt a bit of sign language back then and i got so into it i told myself i wanted to learn it when i was a bit older. being 19 now and have a job in a primary school i thought it would be worth it to gain a new qualification and be able to learn something new and growing up only seeing my mum's friend roughly twice every year and seeing her being able to do it, i got very interested in it and i wanted to do something like that with a child. 

Thats me 

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