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      Full inclusion with sign language in education

      SignSpell

      We're championing full inclusion and accessibility in the classroom for students with deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss and with your support we can make that a reality.

      Over 11 million people in the UK have hearing loss, that's one in six of us. Young people who are deaf or have hearing loss often experience communication barriers in the classroom. This can lead to isolation and under-achievement. Together we can break down these barriers.

      We have all the tools you need to improve communication and boost learning in your school, college or university including:


      • SignSpell - an inclusive resource using British Sign Language
      • Louder than Words accreditation
      • Assistive technology products
      • Start to Sign courses
      • Deaf awareness training

      Do you or your colleagues have regular contact with pupils who are deaf or have a hearing loss?

      As a teacher, do you or your colleagues work with pupils whose main language is British Sign Language (BSL)?

      SignSpell – improve children’s communication using British Sign Language

      Teaching styles and learning methods are becoming more interactive, so assistive technology products can greatly improve communication in the classroom.

      Are you fulfilling your obligations under the Equality Act 2010 and making your school, college or university inclusive for staff and students who are deaf or living with hearing loss?

      We partnered with leading hearing-technology company, Phonak, to put the Roger Pen amplified conversation listener to the test. Here are the results...