Communication support workers


Communication & Interpretation Agency

Communication Support Workers Click for BSL Video Our Communication Support Workers (CSWs) are used to facilitate communication in lectures, workshops, and seminars so that Deaf and Hard of Hearing students have the same access to further education as their hearing peers. You may choose to use them for notetaking or translating information. All CSWs registered with us have been interviewed ...

Communication & interpreting agency

Communication & Interpretation Agency

Communication & interpreting agency Click for BSL Video Empowering communication Deaf Action offers a range of high-quality communication support, including BSL sign language interpreters, because deaf people have the right to represent themselves, direct their own lives, and receive accurate information from both deaf and hearing people. We will help you find the service that best suits your needs, including ...

BSL/English interpreters

BSL/English Interpreters

BSL/English Interpreters Click for BSL Video What is a BSL interpreter? A British Sign Language interpreter (BSL interpreter) converts sign language into spoken English for hearing people, and converts spoken English into British Sign Language for deaf people. How can a BSL interpreter help? We know how important it is to get the right BSL interpreter for the job. Deaf ...

BSL video production

BSL Video Production

BSL video production Click for BSL Video As the only deaf-led BSL video translation and production service in Scotland - with experience working with clients from the public, private and voluntary sectors - we are ideally placed to help you make your organisation’s information accessible to all deaf people. Together, we can ensure you meet the statutory obligations of the ...

Deaf Awareness courses


Deaf Awareness

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Deaf awareness courses Click for BSL Video Deaf awareness training for employers How deaf friendly is your organisation? Deaf Action offers deaf awareness training courses to help employers support their deaf and hard of hearing staff. Our training courses can help businesses become deaf aware, inclusive and accessible for deaf employees. Our courses are designed to help employers get the ...

British Sign Language courses

BSL Courses

British Sign Language courses Click for BSL Video Our British Sign Language courses, or ‘BSL courses’, are taught by qualified tutors and are ideal for anybody who's interested in learning or further developing their signing skills. What BSL courses are offered? We offer a comprehensive scale of courses, ranging through: BSL taster course Introduction to BSL BSL Level 1 BSL Level 2 BSL ...

Befriending service

Befriending Service

Befriending service Click for BSL Video Meet deaf friends in Scotland Need to chat? We know how lonely it can feel at any age which is why at Deaf Action, we have a Befriending Service to allow deaf and hard of hearing people to meet people anywhere in Scotland. If you or someone you know could do with a friendly ...