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Share your views on the redesign of the Sensory Support Service

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Bristol City Council is asking for your views on the support provided by the SEND Sensory Support Service and how it can be improved. Please join us at our event about the proposals for the redesign of the service:  6–8pm, Thursday 21 November Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol BS2 0ZX BSL and speech to […]

Make new friends at Deaf Night Out!

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Would you like to make some new friends and enjoy a good night out? Deaf Night Out is a new social group for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol, which meets for a regular gathering at Za Za Bazaar in the city centre on the first Thursday of the month. There are some […]

Get involved: become a Trustee at CfD

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The Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (CfD) has a rich history going back over 140 years in Bristol. We moved to a new location in Fishponds in 2015 and we are now looking for more Trustees to join our Board as we go through an exciting time of growth and redevelopment. Our […]

Relaxed opening of Still I Rise exhibition at the Arnolfini with BSL interpretation

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We have been working in partnership with the Arnolfini to arrange a tour of their current exhibition designed for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Join us between 10:00 and 12:00 on Saturday 23 November for a free tour of Still I Rise where you will have access to equipment and guidance that will […]

Come and join us at our next coffee morning!

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We run a regular coffee morning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in the Bristol area on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 19th November. We will meet at our usual time between 10.30am and 12.30pm at the Watershed on Bristol’s harbourside. The coffee mornings are […]

Deaf with dementia training day

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On Friday 29th July we welcomed Emma Ferguson-Coleman to the Vassall Centre for a training day on how to support communication with Deaf BSL users living with dementia. Emma is a researcher based at the University of Manchester working on the Deaf with Dementia Life-Stories Project. Here in Bristol we have been working in collaboration […]

Talk on Deaf Dementia

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On Thursday 18th July we are delighted to welcome Emma Ferguson-Coleman of the University of Manchester to talk about her work for the Deaf with Dementia Life-Stories Project. During her talk she will cover: what dementia is stories from the Deaf community about living with dementia everyday communication with BSL-users with dementia and their families […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2019

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Next week (6 to 12 May) is Deaf Awareness Week, an annual event organised by the UK Council on Deafness.   It is an opportunity to raise awareness about the impact of Deafness and hearing loss, which affect 1 in 6 people in the UK. This year the theme is ‘Celebrating Role Models’. Here at […]

Launch of Deaf Night Out

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We’re delighted to be supporting the launch of a new social group for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people in Bristol. The Deaf Night Out group will meet for the first time on 9 May. Deaf Night Out is a chance for anyone affected by hearing loss to get together for a night on the […]

CfD Forum – we want your views!

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Please come to our forum event to give your feedback on our service and share ideas about what makes a Deaf friendly city. When: The event is between 10.30am and 1pm on Monday 13th May. Where: The office of Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX The forum will be split into two sessions: […]

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