Find out about BSL

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

If you want to learn about basic British Sign Language then this course is for you

Course content

You will learn how to use some very basic British Sign Language to communicate with deaf people 

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the session and will give you feedback on how you are getting on

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements – Just come along with an enthusiasm to learn 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

After the session you can continue to practice what you have learned if you wish

About the tutor

Sandy has been using British Sign Language for over 20 years, passing her Level One in 1993. She worked in a Mental Health Centre for many Years, using her skills with Deaf Clients, which encouraged her to go to University for two years to qualify as a Social Worker with Deaf People. She also did placements in a Sensory Team in North Yorkshire. Her time there was invaluable in using her signing Skills and working with the Deaf Community. She later went on to pass BSL Levels 2 and 3.

In 1997, she moved to North Devon, from Yorkshire, after successfully gaining the post as ‘Social Worker for the Deaf’. She started to teach BSL and Deaf Awareness, which she thoroughly enjoyed. The last two years of her working was spent as a part time Social Worker in Taunton.

In retirement, she has continued to teach Sign Language and Deaf Awareness to adults and children.

Start date08 Jan 2019
End date08 Jan 2019
Start time13:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available