The Hub 1:3 (May 2011)

News and current affairs

News-based magazine programme for the sign language community. In this episode, presenters Deepa Shastri and Gavin Lilley explore the shock cancellation of the Winter Deaflympics in Slovakia, interviewing the President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf, Craig Crowley about what has happened. Lillian Lawson tell us about cuts to the funding of the Scottish Sensory Centre, which is where BSL was first identified and named. We also find out about the potential closure of Elmfield School for the Deaf in Bristol, and Daryl Jackson tells us about the campaign for Video Relay Services. Could VRS help Deaf people in the UK? Watch it!

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