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Archive for February, 2014

28 FebLyn Romeo champions better social care education

Lyn Romeo is the Chief Social Worker for Adults and yesterday was the launch of Lyn Romeo’s new blog, hosted on GOV.UK in which she pledges to comment regularly on “issues affecting social work”.

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14 FebUKCoD – Deaf Access to Communication/Strategic Executive

The Board of UKCoD are seeking candidates for two voluntary roles, the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Deaf Access to Communication Group (DAC) and its Strategic Executive, a group to champion improved access to telecommunications and broadcasting for deaf people.

Deadline for expression of interest has been extended to: Monday 28th April 2014

Role Descriptions (pdf)

DAC Chair & Vice Chair Appointment Process (pdf)

07 FebCalling all text relay users!


Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, has commissioned Opinion Leader and Facts International to gather the opinions of regular text relay users about their experience of the text relay service.

If you would like to take part in the research please either register your interest at

There will be a £30 thank you payment upon completion of the diary!

The deadline for when people need to complete the survey has been extended to 17 March 2014

Text relay – recruitement letter (pdf)

Text Relay social media text (pdf)

06 FebExhibition: A timeline illustrating the history of British Sign Language (BSL)

As part of UCL’s annual diversity month, DCAL is  pleased to present a timeline Read more of this article