June 2019 21
Deafblind user
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Another Deafblind BSL users set up with access to contactSCOTLAND-BSL - using a variety of applications: - Smartphone app for Android - iPad app for IOS - Laptop based app contactSCOTLAND-BSL is accessible over multiple…

June 2019 19
Feedback via the app
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Deaf BSL users can now leave feedback at anytime using the contactSCOTLAND-BSL app. https://vimeo.com/343178768 We have introduced a new button on the app where users can leave a message (up to 1 minute) - it…

June 2019 01
VRS for All & 24/7 announcement
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Deaf and deafblind people, who use British Sign Language, are to have video access to online interpreters so they can speak to anyone they need 24/7. In a statement (BSL version below) Minister @haughey_clare welcomed…

June 2019 01
contactSCOTLAND-BSL goes VRS for All
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Users of contactSCOTLAND-BSL can now contact any service or person! Previously callers were limited to calling any public body or third sector/voluntary organisation - this in itself was ground-breaking, however access has now moved one…

August 2018 30
Access for Deafblind BSL users
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Access to Sign Language Interpreting Video Relay Service for Deafblind Sign Language Users [ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"] Press release in BSL https://vimeo.com/287273039 Watch Debra use contactSCOTLAND-BSL as the first deafblind BSL user accessing the video relay…

May 2018 14
Video of the month – Deaf Awareness Week
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To mark Deaf Awareness Week, 14th - 20th May, we have uploaded our NHS 24 video clip. This short video highlights the process and what type of calls can be made to NHS 24. NHS…

April 2018 23
Unions can be contacted through contactSCOTLAND-BSL
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Unions can now be contacted through contactSCOTLAND-BSL. Unions, as non-profit and non-governmental-organisations fall within the 'third sector' category for calls to be made through contactSCOTLAND-BSL. This also includes the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC). If you need to…

April 2018 19
Extension numbers now available
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https://vimeo.com/265571112 Update for users of contactSCOTLAND-BSL You can now have an extension number at the end of our number: 0131 510 4555 Ext ???? We have cards available for you to pass to public bodies…

April 2018 05
BSL National & Local Plans
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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.”…