Promotion

Scottish Council on Deafness – SCoD

Scottish Council on Deafness (SCoD) are the first third sector/voluntary organisation to include contactSCOTLAND in their 'contact us' page: http://www.scod.org.uk/contact-us  @SCoDmedia #scod #access We will be updating the website to include some resources (such as logos/sample wording etc) for other organisations to use shortly. Feel free to 'save as' the following:
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Whistle-stop tour

Busy week with presentations which included: East Ayrshire Council - Kilmarnock & Cumnock - reaching both service users and council staff - all of whom are very open to making and receiving calls via contactSCOTLAND   Dundee - Dundee City Council Strategic Planning Group on Sensory Impairment with a mixture of services from social work, health, third sectors and service users &...
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Sport Scotland ready for calls

sportscotland have underwent a short training session on what is and how to use contactSCOTLAND Deaf BSL users who are involved in sport and sport clubs can now contact sportscotland direct on 0141 534 6500 "contactSCOTLAND is an excellent facility and we look forward to receiving calls from Deaf BSL users via this service" "when you think of it, why has this service not always been a...
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What is video with NDCS

We have teamed up with NDCS Scotland to create a short 'What is contactSCOTLAND' video aimed at the younger population. It's useful for all age groups and gives a brief outline as to what contactSCOTLAND is, what can it be used for, and how to install on your mobile device. https://vimeo.com/144366753 Many thanks to: Amy Dawson Olivia Preston Derek Todd NDCS Scotland & SCoD ...
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Lanarkshire visit

Meetings with both North Lanarkshire Council and Lanarkshire Deaf Club went well. Meeting with a representative of Learning and Leisure Services proved to be worthwhile - the council are keen to promote access to services via technology such as our video relay service (VRS). Club members who attended a short presentation of 'what is and how to use' contactSCOTLAND were impressed with the ser...
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Like a presentation delivered?

If you would like to have a presentation delivered to your group or at an event we would be more than happy to provide this. Rough outline of presentation (which usually includes): Presentation – 15 mins Demo – 5 mins Q&A – 10 mins One-to-ones if needed to assist in installing the app We would be able to work around your meetings/event schedule where we can and would be as flex...
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Service reach

contactSCOTLAND-BSL's website has had 1,000s of visitors since the launch in March. Our main audience have of course been from Scotland and the map shows where our last 500 visitors have came from. The bulk have been from the central belt, however, we can see that outlying places such as Shetland Isles have also been in contact. On a larger scale we can also see that there has been a great ...
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Service feedback

Here are just a few of the feedback comments we have received Thank you very much for interpreting and helping me I cannot use enough positive words to explain how good service is, amazing, fantastic, brilliant...more. I feel more free to express myself in my own language, which makes me feel safer and more secure Interpreters are very patient and helpful  I really hope this service will car...
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