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Deaf Teacher calls for British Sign Language to be recognised as a minority language.

Deaf Teacher calls for British Sign Language to be recognised as a minority language.

A DEAF teacher is calling for Parliament to recognise British Sign Language as a minority language before Brexit.

  Although deaf people who use BSL as a means of communication are entitled to an interpreter under disability and equality laws, there is no requirement for that person to be a registered qualified interpreter.

  Ayesha Gavin, who runs her own business Ayesha Communications from Weir, said: “This means that a person who has Level 2 BSL can be used as an interpreter.

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