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Archive for June, 2012

25 JunDeaf with Dementia

New DCAL Briefing Sheet available on dementia:

Deaf people in the British Sign Language (BSL) community have had a long struggle to access dementia diagnosis and support, with serious implications for quality of life and treatment.

Now, for the first time, Read more of this article

22 JunCommunications Review Update

UKCoD write to Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), welcoming recent commitment to explore the improvement of broadcast access services for people with sensory loss in the Communications Green Paper.

Letter to Ed Vaisey MP

21 JunNew Disability Strategy

A joint APPGs meeting on the new Disability Strategy was held on 12th June.

The final document on Disability Strategy will be published in the New Year.

Minutes of the Meeting, 12 June 2012 – Disasbility Strategy

18 JunThe Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Bruce

Sir Malcolm Bruce  receives knighthood for public and political services in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012 Read more of this article

14 Jun“Don’t Leave Me Out!”

A new international media campaign has just been launched to raise awareness of captioning/STT in theatres and elsewhere, led by an American organisation called Collaborative for Communication Access via Captioning (CCAC) Read more of this article