Deaf News: Deaf woman is awarded e-Accessibility scholarship for mobile app for interpreters and carers

EDF Scholarship

Posted on March 17, 2016 A Deaf woman has been awarded an EDF-Oracle e-Accessibility scholarship for her project developing a mobile application to seamlessly connect persons with disabilities with caregivers, interpreters and assistants. Caroline Hurley is studying computer science at Open University in the United Kingdom. In addition to her studies, Caroline also works as…

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Caroline Hurley: We need to make sure online BSL courses are genuine

Recently a member of ABSLTA (Association of British Sign Language Teachers and Assessors) contacted ABSLTA to raise concerns about a new paid-for BSL Level 1 on-line course. Unfortunately, it turns out that all was not as it seemed on this course. To watch this programme in BSL, click play or scroll down the page to…

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