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Surrey County Council Case Study

Surrey County Council Case Study

Is the content your council produces Deaf accessible?   Surrey County Council is responsible for a number of local public services in Surrey, England. After meeting with their Deaf network, the council discovered that providing subtitled only digital content for...

Accessibility at the Museum of Liverpool

Accessibility at the Museum of Liverpool

The Museum of Liverpool, situated on the waterfront by the Liver Building, teaches its visitors about Liverpool’s fascinating and diverse history. As you might expect, the museum explores The Beatles and the success of Merseyside football clubs, but visitors will also...

Our 2021 Year in Review

Our 2021 Year in Review

EVENTS 2021 We had the pleasure of supporting a lot of great events in 2021 – lectures about mental health services by The Independent Mental Health Network, Brighter Sound’s ‘Let’s Reconnect’ Festival and Send a Cow’s talk on their Disability Inclusive Livelihoods...

The Journey of a BSL Interpreter: Linda Bruce

The Journey of a BSL Interpreter: Linda Bruce

Both of my parents are Deaf and use BSL, so becoming an interpreter might seem like it was a natural progression for me. I had worked in other professions before actually working as an interpreter – I was a qualified nurse, then went into social work and specifically...

The Journey of a BSL Interpreter: Craig Bartlett

The Journey of a BSL Interpreter: Craig Bartlett

My first experience with British Sign Language was when I was in primary school, watching the CSW at the front of the assembly hall interpreting what was being said. Then when I started middle school I became friends with another student who was deaf. While he was...

Involve Interpreter 2021 Newsletter

The Rise of BSL Translation ACCESSIBILITY IN THE COVID-ERA 2020 was full of challenges and uncertainty for the whole world and accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing was both challenged and boosted by the world's number one enemy; COVID-19. Involve Interpreter...

Supporting Legal Services During Lockdown

Supporting Legal Services During Lockdown

Involve Interpreter has been privileged to continue supporting essential legal services during the UK’s lockdown. Our flexible BSL interpreting services has enabled Alison, a solicitor, to deliver essential support to a Deaf couple regarding immigration issues. Alison...

Serving Community Support Services During Lockdown

Serving Community Support Services During Lockdown

Involve Interpreter has been privileged to continue supporting essential community services during the UK’s lockdown. Our flexible BSL interpreting services has enabled Charley*, a social worker, to deliver essential support to a vulnerable deaf mum and her young...

Involve Interpreter February Newsletter

Involve Interpreter February Newsletter

Meeting Labour MP Dawn Butler We were delighted that our BSL Interpreter Manager, Dionne Thomas was able to meet Dawn Butler, Labour MP and Shadow Secretary of state for Women and Equalities. Dawn has promised continue her campaign to improve access for BSL users. We...