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My name is Olivia and I am learning BSL as I am a student nurse. I am in my second year of training and have met many people with communication difficulties in which BSL can be a useful method of bridging this gap. I also work in a pub and have experienced deaf customers bringing their orders written down or struggling to place orders. Nobody should feel that they are unable to communicate because of a disability and since my first experience with deaf customers I have been trying to expand my knowledge of BSL in order to ensure that I am able to communicate with all people, not just people that can hear.

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