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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.

SEN legislation ‘built on quicksand'

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  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
Campaigners for disabled children have warned ministers that legislation aimed at simplifying processes for children with special educational needs (SEN) will falter because of widespread reductions in specialist support services.

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