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Recognising sign language is important for equality

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  • Tuesday, March 29, 2016
On 17 September 2015, the Scottish Parliament passed the British Sign Language (BSL) Bill. The public gallery was packed with Deaf BSL users, many of whom had been banned from signing as children and forced to lip read. It had been a long, hard battle and it was difficult for many to hold back the tears and keep their emotions at bay.

DfE announces increased funding for Staying Put

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  • Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Local authorities are set to receive a total of £22.2m this year to cover the cost of allowing young people to remain in foster care placements until their 21st birthday, it has been announced.

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