Sensory Support Service

Spread the Sign

Doncaster Deaf Trust have been working in partnership with a number of European Projects for over a decade to benefit Deaf people. They are involved in various Erasmus and European Projects involving partners from a number of other European countries.  They have been working with “Spread the Sign” since 2006 and have helped develop this on… Read more Spread the Sign

contact SCOTLAND – BSL

The Scottish Government has provided funding for a new video relay service (VRS)  for BSL users. This provides an online interpreter that can be used to contact all Scottish Public Bodies such as the Scottish Government, Councils, schools and the NHS.  It is also available to contact organizations in the voluntary sector such as the Citizens Advice Bureau, local charities and volunteer centres. It is open 7 days a week from 8am to 12 midnight for non-emergency calls only (no 999 calls).

Here is a link to the website:- https://contactscotland-bsl.org/

 

Know Your Rights Free Information Event

Know Your Rights: update on current legislation and benefits for children and young people with sensory impairments: Wednesday 23rd May 2018 This free afternoon event will be of interest to teachers of the deaf, teachers of visual impairment, mainstream teachers, support staff, educational psychologists, habilitation and rehabilitation workers, parents and carers. The aim of this half-day event is… Read more Know Your Rights Free Information Event

Easter Events

SensationAll Inclusive Easter Holiday Group Activities including Easter crafts, board games, making and playing instruments and outdoor fun! Please see attached flyer for full details including dates & times. Easter Poster

Parent Workshop

Please click on the link below to find out about a workshop being held on a consultation of the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill.  Parent Workshop

Wonderbaby.org – 7 Best Accessible Sensory Play Kits for kids who are blind

Our favorite activity kits for kids who are blind View this email in your browser<http://mailchi.mp/wonderbaby/accessible-play-kits?e=88e272b17e> [WonderBaby.org] <https://wonderbaby.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=29f16e6f26cbb97e46b5aabe9&id=0db33250c5&e=88e272b17e> [7 best accessible sensory play kits for kids who are blind] <https://wonderbaby.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=29f16e6f26cbb97e46b5aabe9&id=273607f717&e=88e272b17e> Are you ready to play? You know what we love? Activities! Accessible sensory activity kits are easier to find than you might think and we’ve been… Read more Wonderbaby.org – 7 Best Accessible Sensory Play Kits for kids who are blind

Online Dictionaries

Collins online French / English https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-french (and use the built-in browser tools to zoom etc if required). If you have access to Google Chrome browser the ‘SpeakIt’ extension will read aloud highlighted words and sentences – there are European French male and female voices for free.   Franklin Bilingual French / English Electronic Dictionary: http://amzn.eu/axB7FHh (screen… Read more Online Dictionaries