Hi, I'm learning BSL as my baby girl was born with bilateral hearing loss and I want to be ready to communicate with her however we might need to in future! I also want to be able to communicate with others in the deaf community better :)
I'm Alana (she/her). I met my partner in July who is hard of hearing. They wear hearing aids and can lip read me pretty well after only a few months but I am learning so we can fully communicate in all environments and also their hearing will get worse throughout their life so it is best to learn now. They are also learning so we are learning together! I never had to think about accessibility before I met them and I am very grateful that I get to learn about their experience. Meetin
There are so many reasons why I want to learn BSL.
When I was little I was properly introduced to BSL by my mum, she learned BSL as part of her job as a child-minder. She taught me what she learned and I loved the language!
I always wanted to learn more but never found the time or anyone to practice with. I've had many jobs in public sector and learned that I could be more inclusive with my communication.
Being diagnosed with hearing loss motivated me even more to learn BSL. It
I'm Emma, I'm 27 living in London (and I love it here).
I work in social media as a content producer and art advisor. I hope to be a curator one day!
I love the arts, environmental sciences, animals, astronomy, horror, fashion, and makeup. And I love going for long walks!
I am hard of hearing, with moderate-severe hearing loss in my right ear (the sound in my right ear is too quiet and muffled to understand anything, it's pretty much useless). I've just started using a hearing ai
Hi, I’m Artio.
I learned finger spelling when I was very little.
I love languages - I enjoy learning foreign languages, computer coding, and I’ve been wanting to learn BSL for a long time but struggled to find and pay for resources.
I work full time as a data analyst. I study part time towards a Natural Sciences degree with an emphasis on Biology and Chemistry.
I’m autistic and have ADHD.
I’d love to be able to talk without using sound. Speaking out loud feels like a lot m