Public Bodies

Access for Deafblind BSL users

Access to Sign Language Interpreting Video Relay Service for Deafblind Sign Language Users [ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"] Press release in BSL Watch Debra use contactSCOTLAND-BSL as the first deafblind BSL user accessing the video relay service. [/ap_column] [ap_column span="3"] ContactSCOTLAND-BSL, Scotland’s nationally funded online Britis...
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BSL National & Local Plans

We have just updated our web page aimed at providing information for National & Local BSL Plans “The BSL National Plan has ten long-term goals. These goals represent our collective ambition for BSL in Scotland.” Scottish Public Services: Action 5 “Promote the use of the Scottish Government’s nationally funded BSL online interpreting video relay service (VRS) called ‘contactSCOTLAND-BS...
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What’s on this month

We are very busy this month with a whole host of activities - look forward to seeing you at one of the following events We will have a stall and information on contactSCOTLAND-BSL at the following BSL National Plan Consultation meetings Deaf Action, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QY Wednesday 10 May 2017 - 6.00pm-8.00pm Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Redbrae Road, Camelon FK1 4DD Frid...
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Making your services accessible

contactSCOTLAND-BSL is Scotland’s first and unique Government funded VRS (Video Relay Service) that enables Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users access to civil and civic life. Provision of a video relay service assists public services meet their legal obligations in relation to the: Human Rights Act 1998, Equality Act 2010 Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 British Sign Language (...
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What and who can be contacted using contactSCOTLAND-BSL

Scotland’s public sector is made up of many different organisations covering health, central government, charities, local councils, commissioners and tribunals. is the place for people in Scotland to access public services that are easy to find and simple to use - browse the list of organisations by A-Z or sector (type). View here:    
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We have been extremely busy over the past couple of months giving presentations and live demonstrations all over the country ... In the past 2 months we have provided presentations and live demos at: Glasgow Deaf Connections Inverness Deaf Club Aberdeen Deaf Club West Scotland Deaf Children's Society City of Glasgow College Dundee Voluntary Action In addition we have atte...
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