FOI request (FOIR-238047635)
Advice services for Deaf people in BSL
Requested Thu 13 August 2020
Responded Fri 28 August 2020
Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, could you please tell me if your council provides, commissions or funds an information, advice and guidance service specifically for Deaf residents, in British Sign Language (BSL), and that:
(a) If yes, can you supply contact details for who provides this service; and
(b) If not, what arrangements are in place to ensure Deaf people are able to access advice on an equal basis to hearing residents.
A) Yes. This is provided through a partnership contract for translation and interpreting services with East Sussex County Council.
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