The aim of School of Sign Language was and still is to break down the barriers between the Deaf and hearing community and raise the awareness of British Sign Language, which is an interesting and unique method of communication.
School of Sign Language Ltd was set up in 2006 by Debra Reynolds. With a mission to raise awareness of the deaf community by making BSL courses available for everyone within Lancashire. With the dedication and determination to make this mission a reality Debra has been recognised for her efforts and received mountains of attention from the local and national media.
Our 15 minutes of fame
Debra Reynolds the director of School of Sign Language Ltd got invited to join the This Morning show on ITV to talk about her experience of realising she had a hearing impairment, the deaf community, their struggles and how everyone can work towards banishing the stigmas around such disabilities. Also featured is a clip of the Creature Comforts episode which we did a voice over for to help raise deaf awareness in partnership with Leonard Chesire Disability.
Since this recording School of Sign Language have provided over 3,000 people with either BSL Level 1 or Level 2 Signature Qualifications, visited and held courses in over 30 schools get in touch here.
School of Sign Language Ltd prides itself on success so it’s always good when we receive a mention in theLancashire Evening Telegraph for our accolades. We’ve also received many awards including the Stelios Award, Trading Places award, HSBC Startups award, we love collecting awards! If you’d like to find out more about us why not read our blog.