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Professionally Qualified British Sign Language Services

Based in Moray, Heather Johnson is registered with the Scottish Register of Language Professionals with the Deaf Community ( SRLPDC- formerly SASLI) and a member of the Association of Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI) and adhering to their principles of practice with over 20 years experience in British Sign Language/English Interpreting and working with the Deaf community. We offer a range of services to enhance your relationships with Deaf and Deafblind people as well as training in Deaf awareness and British Sign Language.  To enable you to have effective interactions with Deaf people, Heather’s team can provide you with a range of British Sign Language/English services including:

The Scottish Association of Sign Language InterpretersBritish Sign Language Interpreting Services
British Sign Language Training
British Sign Language Events
British Sign Language Communications & Consultation
British Sign LanguageSupport Services
British Sign Language Clubs

‘British Sign Language (BSL) is the preferred language of over 87,000 Deaf people in the UK for whom English may be a second or third language (A total of 151,000 individuals in the UK who can use BSL – this figure does not include professional BSL users, Interpreters, Translators, etc unless they use BSL at home).

How many people use BSL in Scotland?  We believe the figure is 12,556 and 7,200 of these are Deaf.

Thanks to https://bda.org.uk/help-resources/                   http://www.scod.org.uk/faqs/statistics/

Moray Council BSL Plan 2018

The British Sign Language (BSL) Plan 2018-2024 for Moray sets out actions that Moray Council will take over the next six years to make information and services more accessible for BSL users. It contains actions across all services as well as specific actions in relation to family support, early learning and childcare, education, training, work and social security, transport, justice and democracy…more info