Sign Language Framework Consultation

Consultation opened on 15 March 2016. Closing date 04 July 2016.


Consultation on a Framework for Promoting Sign Language, including proposals for Legislation.


Consultation description

A Consultation seeking your views on a Framework promoting Sign Language to ensure that Irish Sign Language and British Sign Language users have the same rights, responsibilities, opportunities and quality of life as those in the hearing community by enshrining equality and social inclusion in legislation for the current and future generations of Deaf Sign language users and their families.

Translations of the Consultation documents are available in Irish Sign Language and British Sign Language formats on YouTube:

We would also welcome and encourage responses and views, particularly in the medium of Irish Sign Language and British Sign Language, via our Sign Language Framework Facebook page.

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