Sign Language

If your child has a hearing loss you may wish to communicate with them using sign language. Get the facts about sign language and find out how you can learn.

Mum uses British Sign Language (BSL) to bring a story to life.

What is sign language?

Key information about sign language, how it is used, and answers to questions commonly asked by parents.

How can I learn British Sign Language (BSL)?

Information about the different ways to learn sign language and where to find BSL courses.

Can I get support for learning British Sign Language (BSL)?

Information about funding and other types of support offered by local councils and social services.

Family Sign Language

An introduction to sign language for families with a 0—5 year old containing videos and tips to help you use BSL as part of everyday family activities.