Hello Everyone! I have always wanted to learn to sign as I am hard of hearing and have spent many years missing conversations and learning to read lips. I now work in a shop and we have several BSL users coming in and I so want to be able to sign with them! Looking forward to learning to sign with people :-)
Hi. My name is Alan. I live in Northern Ireland, I am over 60 and have decided to learn sign language.
I am very hard of hearing but can hear quite well with the aid of hearing devices.
I'm looking forward to enjoying your conversations.
As I work at a company that create material for children, I wish by learning more about BSL I would be able to understand better how to support children with special needs or create resources that support them, especially when I used to work at a childcare centre where most TA would struggle with children with autism; through sign language, it allows them to communicate better and I can be part of the change that make it easier for anyone that would appreciate the assistance.
Hi I've started the British-sign online course. My daughter has a hearing loss but opts to be unaided. She manages so far in life to communicate & learn well and relies on close distance hearing and of lip patterns. Now that social distancing & masks are being worn she has 2 new additional barriers to learning & communication. So I want to learn BSL to help her. I'm not confident or fluent yet but I've passed on a few signs I've learnt so far. Our aim is to reach a good level of
Hi I'm Kezia, I have always wanted to learn BSL but have struggled with learning other languages. I decided to finally give it a go and am really enjoying it so far. Now that we all have to wear masks due to Covid I feel that it is more important than ever to learn.