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News Archives




BDA's #WheelsUp4BSL campaign
29 July 2015


UPDATE: British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3
21 July 2015


Government reluctant to legally recognise BSL, says disability minister
10 July 2015


BRITISH DEAF ASSOCIATION IS SEEKING A NEW TREASURER
8 July 2015


BDA 125 YEAR EVENT - HANDS IN THE PARK
26 June 2015


BDA response: Disability Minister boasts £3 million of Access to Work budget was UNSPENT
25 June 2015


Public Statement - Couple Found Guilty of misusing Access to Work funds
8 June 2015


We're hiring a Digital Media Officer
5 June 2015


Access to Work - Statement following recent meeting with DWP
4 June 2015


BDA’s 125 Years Celebration – Save the Date!
3 June 2015


Education and Culture Committee passed Stage 2 of the BSL Scotland Bill
2 June 2015


DEAF ROOTS & PRIDE EVENTS - NO LIMITS
31 May 2015


Calling all Deaf young people in Scotland
28 May 2015


BDA secures funding for new Advocacy and Empowerment project for Deaf people
26 May 2015


Congratulations goes to Finnish Association of the Deaf!
22 May 2015


BDA meets DWP next week – Access to Work
21 May 2015


UPDATE - LISA AND SARA KELLY WILL BE ON TV TONIGHT!
20 May 2015


BDA welcomes Ofcom's decision on the Sign Language TV
19 May 2015


BDA Supports the efforts of Sara and Lisa Kelly
18 May 2015


Job Opportunity at the BDA - Administration Assistant
14 May 2015


Ofcom recently updated signing obligations for smaller TV channels broadcasting in the UK
13 May 2015


UHCW signs up to new pledges for people with hearing loss
12 May 2015


New NSPCC video will help keep deaf children safe from sexual abuse
6 May 2015


UPDATE: RBSLI
5 May 2015


BDA Scotland Submission Paper to the Scottish Parliament Education and Culture Committee
5 May 2015


BSL Scotland Bill Update - 30/04/2015
30 April 2015


Deaf Nepal earthquake first emergency response - IDE
29 April 2015


IMPORTANT UPDATE - BSL (Scotland) Bill
27 April 2015


*RE-ADVERTISEMENT* Community Advocacy Officer
14 April 2015


Camden Deaf Awareness Day
14 April 2015


Uni Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust signing up to the BDA’s BSL Charter
10 April 2015


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) signs BDA's BSL Charter
9 April 2015


Calling for examples of good and bad practice within the Scottish education system
2 April 2015


Hate Crime and How to Report It
31 March 2015


New report highlights shocking service for Deaf patients in Enfield
25 March 2015


FAQ: The Special Education Needs and Disabilities Reforms
23 March 2015


BDA's Manifesto - How to use it?
21 March 2015


Sign Language Week 2015 - no.5
20 March 2015


General Election Question Time
18 March 2015


BSL Recognition Day: 12 years on and the fight continues
18 March 2015


BT fined by Ofcom for late delivery of Next Generation Text relay
18 March 2015


Minister Announces Awards Cap in Access to Work Changes
12 March 2015


Nottinghamshire Police Chief Constable signed the BSL Charter
11 March 2015


BDA welcomes the decision by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
24 February 2015


BDA launch "Accessing Public Services: Issues for Deaf people" report to improve access for the Deaf community
23 February 2015


BDA's national survey on BSL/English Interpreters
22 February 2015


BDA Scotland responds to the BSL (Scotland) Bill
6 February 2015


“Taste Your Future”: Deaf young persons career event
5 February 2015


Blackpool Council agrees to sign BSL charter
28 January 2015


Jeff Brattan-Wilson appointed BDA 125 Year Anniversary Celebrations Manager
26 January 2015


Update: National Framework Agreement (NFA)
23 January 2015


Linda Day appointed BDA Board Vice Chair
21 January 2015


A big thanks to Elizabeth McAughtry MBE
15 January 2015


BSL (Scotland) Bill - Joint statement BDA-SCoD
13 January 2015


BDA Scotland Open Meeting - TONIGHT!
12 January 2015


Access to Work Report released - BDA says: “Turn this evidence into action”
19 December 2014


Director of Community Development and Operations Appointed
19 December 2014


BDA Scotland Open Meeting - BSL (Scotland) Bill
19 December 2014


Access to Work: Written statement by Mark Harper MP as of today
18 December 2014


UPDATE: National Framework Agreement draft
17 December 2014


Access to Work Campaign Update
15 December 2014


BDA concerns over National Framework Agreement draft
10 December 2014


BSL BILL IN SCOTLAND
9 December 2014


BDA Scotland urges you to make your signs count
9 December 2014


“Not good enough”: Deaf people denied access to BBC’s broadcast of Autumn Statement today
3 December 2014


2014 Deaf Sports Personality of the Year
2 December 2014


BDA Annual Review 2014
26 November 2014


BDA announces creation of new post: Director of Community Development and Operations
15 November 2014


UK Council on Deafness welcomes Minister’s commitment to improve Access to Work
29 October 2014


DWP Committee announces evidence session with DWP Minister for inquiry into Access to Work
23 October 2014


Power 100: The most influential people in Britain with a disability or impairment
16 October 2014


Announcement of new BDA Trustees for 2014-2017
3 October 2014


Find out how parliament works and how to get involved
30 September 2014


DLA - PIP Changes - BSL
25 September 2014


Access to Services for Deaf People in Derby City - Project Final Report
24 September 2014


Happy International Week of the Deaf 2014 to all - WFD
23 September 2014


Ground breaking DVD on Dementia produced for the Deaf
19 September 2014


Scam / Hoax Alert
17 September 2014


Hate Crime Drop-in Centre
16 September 2014


CODA UK and Ireland Awareness Campaign
14 August 2014


Announcement of BDA Chair 2014 - 2017
8 August 2014


Job Opportunity - BDA 125th Year Co-ordinator
4 August 2014


BDA Chair tribute to the late Judith Collins
29 July 2014


More to the Story: Language first
16 July 2014


Dr Terry Riley receives OBE
27 June 2014


NEW LOOK: July issue of British Deaf News Out Now!
26 June 2014


Access to Work Submission Paper - June 2014
20 June 2014


British Deaf Association Sponsors DSPY2014
19 June 2014


BDA at Health Awareness Day
19 June 2014


Lifelong Campaigner of Deaf Rights Awarded MBE
16 June 2014


ACCESS TO WORK INQUIRY:
10 June 2014


Deaf Charter Signed In Nottinghamshire
10 June 2014


NSPCC launches survey to find out if Deaf adults know where to ask for help
27 May 2014


BSL Charter update for East Midlands
27 May 2014


Minister Orders Access to Work Review
16 May 2014


Derbyshire Healthcare leads the way in signing commitment to Deaf people
15 May 2014


Come and spend an evening with Colin Allen
2 May 2014


Improving access to British Sign Language for families in England
3 April 2014


MP PUBLISHES EDM 1197 ON ACCESS TO WORK
21 March 2014


BDA TO HOST HISTORIC DEAF LOBBY AT WESTMINSTER
19 March 2014


Official Launch of "Legal Status for BSL and ISL" Report
18 March 2014


Deaf Lobby 17th March 2014
17 March 2014


Charter for British Sign Language Consultation in Blackpool
11 February 2014


Who we are and what we do (BSL)
20 January 2014


BSL Charter East Midlands update 2014
13 January 2014


PETITION:
6 January 2014


BDA Urges Government to Establish Legal Right to Registered Communication Professionals
6 January 2014


Dr Terry Riley Awarded the OBE
2 January 2014


BDA Key Partner in New Research Project Announced During the G8 Dementia Summit
20 December 2013


Former WFD President wins UN Human Rights Prize
12 December 2013


Fake 'Interpreter' at Nelson Mandela Memorial Service
11 December 2013


BBC Announce Live Signing of News
10 December 2013


Austrian Sign Language receives UNESCO recognition
5 December 2013


The British Deaf Association Secures Heritage Lottery Fund Investment
27 November 2013


Complaint to the BBC
22 November 2013


DLA/PIP changes information session - Derby & Leicester
20 November 2013


North Down Borough Council Fulfilling BSL Charter Pledges
20 November 2013


Bruce meets new Disability Minister
25 October 2013


Welsh Deaf Youth Project To End
24 October 2013


BDA to engage with new Minister on BSL status
9 October 2013


Derby City Council funds much needed Deaf BSL Project
7 October 2013


Press Release - Derby City Hospital
3 October 2013


Press Release - UK has 156,000 BSL USERS
2 October 2013


Announcement - Arthur Verney
24 September 2013


Press Release - Derby City Council
24 September 2013


PRESS RELEASE - BSL Motion
17 September 2013


Key moment for European sign language community
21 August 2013


Dr Terry Riley to participate in the Geneva Torch Even
21 August 2013


BSL Motion - BDA urges members and BSL supporters to contact the local Liberal Democrat party conference representatives.
21 August 2013


Craig Crowley - Election 2013
26 July 2013


BSL Bill (Scotland) – Latest Campaign News
17 July 2013


PRESS RELEASE - British Deaf Association congratulates Gerry Hughes for being first Deaf yachtsman to sail solo around the world
9 May 2013


Gerry Hughes – World’s first ever Solo Deaf Sailor round the world!
7 May 2013


BDA, RAD and Signature call for the government to do more for BSL users
7 May 2013


10th Year of BSL Recognition Parlimentary Reception at the House of Commons - 18th March 2013
20 March 2013


LIVE Event - BSL Recognition: The Way Ahead - 19th March 2013
20 March 2013


Live Streaming of BSL Recognition: The Way Ahead
19 March 2013


Northern Ireland launches Alcohol ‘One Drink Too Many’ DVD
19 March 2013


Update - BSL Recognition: The Way Ahead
15 March 2013


BSL - 10th year recognition anniversary
13 March 2013


British Deaf Association reacts to Census Figures with dismay
8 March 2013


Alcohol awareness DVD for Deaf Community in Northern Ireland
7 March 2013


Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 - Volunteers wanted
27 February 2013


BDA praises Lloyds TSB
18 February 2013


BDA is featured as one of the financial sponsors!
11 February 2013


PRESS RELEASE - Big Lottery Fund (NI)
7 February 2013


Community Leadership Capacity Building Residential Weekend
5 February 2013


Job Advert - Community Development Officer
21 January 2013


Derby Deaf Health Update
23 December 2012


Derby City Council Update
23 December 2012


WATCH OUT
12 December 2012


BDA (NI) - Confidence Building Workshop
7 December 2012


Work Programme - experience of different user groups survey
28 November 2012


Abbe de I'Epee 300th birthday
25 November 2012


Hannah Wilson - A Smile Fund Awards
21 November 2012


Overwhelming response to BSL bill
19 November 2012


Sign Bilingualism is a human right
16 November 2012


BDA welcomes Japanese Federation of the Deaf
14 November 2012


DEFFO launch
7 November 2012


BDA Annual Conference 2012
4 November 2012


Live Streaming of BDA Conference and AGM 2012
3 November 2012


BDA to release printed documents
3 November 2012


BDA Conference, AGM and Grand Banquet in Edinburgh, Scotland
2 November 2012


Launch of the British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Bill
16 September 2012


Dr Lovászy from Hungary elected to the CRPD Committee
15 September 2012


The Jock Young Memorial Award
10 September 2012


Drayton Manor Trip
6 September 2012


Statement from the BDA on the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics
31 August 2012


From Disability Rights UK: Work Capability Assessment Survey
31 August 2012


BDA is proud that Deaf performers made such an impact at the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympics
30 August 2012


BBC NEWSNIGHT - 20th August 2012
20 August 2012


The Great Loss of Another Champion - Lord Alf Morris
17 August 2012


Recruitment for research study
17 August 2012


Work capability assessment (WCA) Survey
15 August 2012


EUD 2012 UNCRPD survey
27 July 2012


Access to Elected Office for Disabled People Fund – BDA response
13 July 2012


Deaf Young People miss out on IUK Camp in 2012
4 July 2012


BDA's Deaf Bike Team Battles Through the Hills
2 July 2012


Deaf community leaders challenge telecommunications industry over inequalities
10 May 2012


BDA Warns Deaf Patients are being Exposed to Poor Standards of Communication in Healthcare
6 May 2012


Petition - Give Deaf patients access to appropriately qualified sign language interpreters
5 May 2012


In response to the article “Better Access in Court or Not?”
2 May 2012


Join the Diamond Jubilee Deaf Street Party
27 April 2012


British Deaf Association Pay Tribute to Deaf MP Lord Ashley
26 April 2012


Survey for support in healthcare services
15 April 2012


Watch the BDA on See Hear
11 April 2012


British Deaf Association wins Heritage Lottery Fund support
4 April 2012


Information for Deaf voters - for London Elects
4 April 2012


BDA Interviewed at BSL Symposium
4 April 2012


Last chance to complete DLA Questionnaire - Act now!
4 April 2012


The 2nd World Deaf Athletics Championships, Toronto, Canada 14-21 July
29 March 2012


SDA BSL Day Grand Raffle Winners
29 March 2012


BDA Questionnaire about DLA and PIP changes
26 March 2012


Fundraising Fire walk is a Burning Success
22 March 2012


Derby City hosted amazingly successful Signathon Event
21 March 2012


Duke Visits BSL Symposium
20 March 2012


BDA Survey of Financial Cuts to Deaf Organisations, Clubs, Groups and Deaf Services
16 March 2012


Royal Patron to Attend British Deaf Association’s First British Sign Language Symposium
15 March 2012


Derby City to host Signathon Event
15 March 2012


Deaf Women launch a new learning package on International Women's Day
15 March 2012


Deaf People Urged to Contact MPs to Support Improved Telecommunications Network
1 March 2012


Mayoral 'asks' consultations
20 February 2012


BSL Debates
18 February 2012


World Federation of the Deaf sign historic agreement
13 February 2012


Join in the BSL Day Celebrations
6 February 2012


BDA EGM Announcement
21 January 2012


Government promises to involve BSL users
20 January 2012


Signing Santa Completes Run
15 January 2012


Firewalk Fundraiser
5 January 2012