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Hey everyone!

I am super excited to be here :)

My daughter was born with a hearing impairment and wears a hearing aid every day, all day. Since I found out about her HI, I have made a conscious effort to include her in the deaf children's community and try to promote the inclusion of deaf students more in schools (I have been a school teacher for a decade, so I started a BSL project in my previous school to do this).

I took my BSL Level 1 exam (Signature) last week and am expected to pass with flying colours! Yay!

With that said, I am unbelievably excited to start my Level 2 in September and have been searching high and low for a group / forum just like this, where I can meet other BSL students / people from the deaf community and practice my skills.

I look forward to meeting many of you soon (although, likely through Zoom!) :D 

Best wishes,

Sarah

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