January 25, 2018

7th December 2017 Signly wins yet another award!

This time the 2017 Financial Inclusion Awards’ in recognition of our innovation within banking and financial services. 


In a sector first, Lloyds Banking Group has introduced the innovative and unique Signly technology, providing the opportunity to improve financial capability and ensure that their customers receive and understand the information they need. Using the Signly app, deaf or hearing-impaired c...

June 14, 2016

As with people from all walks of life, deaf society enjoys many different social and cultural structures. It is only relatively recently that these unique approaches and conventions have begun to be explored and understood. As we strive to learn from and accommodate the deaf community, these all-important memes have become part of the way we communicate with and recognise the choices of deaf people and those with hearing loss.

One area that we still have a l...

October 28, 2015

 

This is the first of a 2-part story based on an interview with Sally who is profoundly deaf; how she found out about sex as a naive schoolgirl and, in part two, what impact that had on her own parenting.

 

Sally was born into a hearing family with ’very narrow’ views.  They didn’t talk much and certainly not about sex or relationships.  Sex education at school consisted of a film with no subtitles, and nothing at all about the physical changes to expect.  Th...

August 12, 2015

I work in a team with deaf and hearing colleagues.  We learn a lot from each other, and from the people who get involved in the workshops we run – be that deaf young people, medical or educational professionals, parents . . . all sorts.

 

One of the things we often talk about is how to communicate sensitive or potentially embarrassing topics or words using sign language.  And this is where we need your opinions and examples.

 

In this blog series, we’ll have co...

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