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Useful Links

There is so much information out there like websites that teach you basic sign language, baby sign, music classes for D/deaf children etc. Our useful links page has lots of information so take a look. If there is anything else you feel children or their families may benefit from then please contact us and we'll happily add to our page.


BSL and Interpreting Course provider:

Signamic

Unit 1, City Business Centre,

St Olavs Court, Canada Water

London, SE16 2XB

http://www.signamic.co.uk/ 

BSL course providers:

Remark!

18 Leather Lane,

London, EC1N 7SU

http://www.remark.uk.com/ 

City Lit

1-10 Keeley Street

Covent Garden, City of London, WC2B 4BA

http://www.citylit.ac.uk/ 

Action on Hearing Loss

Head Office: 19/23 Featherstone Street,

London, EC1Y 8SL

http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk 

Deaf First

Oak Lodge School

101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA

http://www.deaf-first.org.uk/ 

BSL Works

KBC Harrow Exchange

Rooms 113 & 115, 2 Gayton Road,

Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 2XU

http://www.bslworks.com 

Fingerspelling (BSL)

Fingerspelling is a way of spelling words using various hand movements. If you are communicating with a D/deaf person that uses BSL you can use fingerspelling if you do not know what the sign is. See if you can learn how to fingerspell the alphabet below then practice spelling words:

Basic BSL (Greetings).

Below is a quick video of some basic BSL greetings. Give it a go!!! Don't get frustrated if you don't pick it up straight away, but with a little bit of practice you'll be well on your way.

 
Lewisham Deaf Children's Society