I have thought about learning sign language at various times since I was a teenager - which feels like a very long time ago now - but I never quite got round to it...
Then I had a serious ear infection that resulted in permanent damage on one side. The tests I had to determine the level of damage also showed that I have noise induced hearing loss, and was missing some of the range that allows me to hear normal speech on both sides. Probably explains why people sometimes thought I was in a
Hi I am Laura, I work for Microsoft UK. I am working with them a lot on their accessibility and disAbility in the workplace and they have put me on the BSL course.
I have a son with Asperger's and ASD and I used to use makaton with him when he was younger although we do not use any sign language now he is 12.
in am learning sign language because it's ways been somthing if wanted to do because I see many people who can't speak so they have to use it and it have inspired me to learn it myself mad it has been a hobby of mine now !