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Developing Online Training for Deaf Language Specialists (DOTDeaf) – UK workshop updated

City, University of London
22nd April 2021
All day

Updated information:

We are delighted to announce that registration for the free DOTDeaf UK workshop on 22 April 2021 is now open. This interactive workshop will showcase free online training modules for professionals working with deaf children who use signed languages, developed through the Erasmus+ DOTDeaf project. The workshop will be of interest to Speech & Language Therapists, Deaf Language Specialists and other professionals and service managers interested in signed language therapy. BSL interpreters will be provided.

The workshop will take place on Zoom between 9.00-4.30. The Zoom link will be sent to you once you register.  Places will be limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

A draft outline of the day is attached. Please note that 9.00-10.30 and 3.30-4.30 are self-directed learning slots. Resources will be available to preview during these times. We will send out the final programme including links to these resources in early April. 

To register for a place, go to: https://www.city.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/2021/04/dotdeaf-uk-workshop

To find out more and receive updates about the project and the workshop, please subscribe to our blog here: https://blogs.city.ac.uk/dotdeaf/

Original information

We are pleased to announce two events to showcase the free online training modules developed as part of an Erasmus+ funded project:  “Developing Online Training for Deaf Language Specialists (DOTDeaf)”. Attendance at both events is free of charge. The events will be of interest to a range of professionals who work with deaf children who are BSL users (e.g. Speech & Language Therapists, Teachers, Psychologists, Deaf Professionals) and managers of services for deaf children.

There will be an online UK Workshop on 22 April 2021 to present information about the project and showcase modules in BSL/English.

There will be an online International Conference on 25 June 2021 to share our work with our Spanish, Portuguese and Brazilian partners adapting and translating modules to other spoken and signed languages and the local contexts in each country.

Please save these datesnd look out for the invitation to register for a place, which will be sent out via email and Twitter at the start of March.

Further information is attached in English and BSL:

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