DEAF ALERT

Updated August, 2011 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

LISTINGS OF GOVERNMENT AND INSTITUTIONAL  SIGN LANGUAGE WEBSITES 

IN CANADA AND AROUND THE WORLD.  SUGGESTIONS FOR OTHER SITES WELCOME.UL CONTRIBUTION.

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EDITOR,S CHOICE

MICHIGAN WORKS!

Training videos for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

http://asltraining.debsllc.org/

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

  Australian Sign Language dictionary

 http://www.auslan.org.au/

 


Recent Discoveries

British Red Crossed first aid videos
http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/First-aid/First-aid-to-suit-you/Signed-first-aid-videos#Asthmaattack

Swedish heavy metal tune in sign language
http://www.thelocal.se/39722/20120316/

Scotland's Census 2011 in BSL

http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/en/help/bsl.html

New Zealand Census in Sign Language (NZSL)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt0yCyFafGE&feature=player_detailpage

New South Wales (Australia) Government Health Care Complaint Commission. 

Auslan ( Australian sign language) videos

http://www.hccc.nsw.gov.au/Information/Audio-Visual-Information-in-Sign-Language/default.aspx

New Zealand Office of Disability Issues Sign Language Videos

http://www.odi.govt.nz/nzsl-video/

Dorset, England, National Health Service in BSL

Note: Uses its own YouTube channel. Worth emulating by other juristictions.

http://www.youtube.com/user/NHSPanDorset#p/u/5/bYShKn3njo0

Irish General Election report in Irish Sign Language.

http://youtu.be/hzpvUX8XT-8

Ireland TV. Weekly weather forecast in Irish Sign Language

This the first time I've seem this service offered.  I"m  impressed.

http://www.rte.ie/player/#!v=1109042

SIGNMARK. Finnish sign language rapper.

Wow!

http://youtu.be/Q8YzAo2haKI

British Deaf Association

Clean, straight-forward site. Very impressive

http://www.bda.org.uk/

Britsh Telecom BT

http://www.btplc.com/inclusion/btsign/btsign.asp?section=1

British Sign Language Guide to Democracy, British Election Commision

http://www.scod.org.uk/a2d/07.html

Auslan (Australian Sign Language)  goes Android at Sports Museum

http://www.signplanet.net/SubTools/NewsShowItem.asp?ID=93

Queensland, Australia, floods: Premier Anna Bligh uses sign langage interpreter. YouTube.

http://youtu.be/Z3zLrfMCL7M

Glasgow City Council, Scotland

BSL Sign Language Services

http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/en/Help/Accessibility/BritishSignLanguage/index.htm

Lewisham Council, UK

Council information in British Sign Language

http://www2.lewisham.gov.uk/lbl/bsl/2equality.html

Cardiff Council (UK) Sign Language Information

http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/content.asp?nav=2%2C2875%2C4846%2C6292

Manchester, England, Sign Language Service

Deaf people can call Manchester City Council using SignVideo Web Access,

 an online sign language interpreting service, from their own home for free!

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/853/websites-accessibility/4926/sign_video_translation_service/1

BSL News

News in British Sign Language

http://www.bslnews.co.uk/

Viewtalk ( UK )

Online video messaging for deaf signers to communicate using the web. community. The website allows the deaf community to record and send private messages to each other.

http://www.viewtalk.org/app.27

Australia: Disasters prove value of sign language interpreters

ABC News, Australia

 http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/03/28/3175623.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/03/28/3175623.htm

City of Plymouth, England.

http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/socialcareandhealth/adultsocialcare/bslvideos.htm

British election special by BSL Trust.

http://www.bslbt.co.uk/programmes/election-special-1/

New Brunswick: Provincial elections: Sign Language questions and answers.

http://electionsnb.ca/10prov/signfaqs-e.asp

St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England 

http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Visits-Events/Multimedia-Guides-Tours/BSL-Multimedia-Guides

Scottish Green Party 2007 election ads on Youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF0O3WpPqwI&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

(If you know of other, similar sites we will gladly add them to this listing.

Canada (ASL)

Canadian Senate Educational Video ( also in LSQ)

http://www.parl.gc.ca/About/Senate/EducationalVideo/SenFilmToc-e.asp?video=2asl

Canadian Blood  Services

http://www.bloodservices.ca/centreapps/internet/uw_v502_mainengine.nsf/page/Hearing_Impaired_Information

New Brunswick: election Sign Language questions and answers.

 http://electionsnb.ca/10prov/signfaqs-e.asp

Canadian Hearing Society

http://www.chs.ca

Ontario Human Rights Commission "Rights and Responsiblities" in ASL.

http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/issues/disability

ASL video guide to Ottawa, Ontario public library services. A Canadian first?

http://www.occl.ca/video/video3.htm

Ontario Emergency Management "Be Prepared" video.

http://tinyurl.com/o6ny9g

 Guide To Police Services in Toronto,

http://www.torontopolice.on.ca/communitymobilization/newcomer/asl.php

Ontario Ministry of Health: Flu season

http://vimeo.com/6930610

Health Care Options listed by Ontario Ministry of Health Social Services. ASL Version.

(This not an official Ministry site

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjfpYvD9CDk

Diversity and Alberta Health Services

http://www.screencast.com/t/ZjJkMTk2MWI

Quebec (LSQ)

Provincial government information produced in co-operation with la Fondation des Sourds du Québec.

http://www.fondationdessourds.net/fra/pubGouvLSQ.html

 

United States

Western Pennsylvania Health Services  Information for people who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing

http://www.healthbridges.info/?page_id=135

Mormon Church.

http://lds.org/asl#2

. IRS ( USA) Youtube page with tax tips in ASL. Click on "American Sign Language" at top of page

.http://www.youtube.com/IRSvideosASL

USDA (USA) Food Safety and Inspection Service Daily Digest

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/news_&_events/SignFSIS/index.asp

 

DeafDOC.org ( a US site) offers" free, reliable health information for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing"

.http://www.deafdoc.org/

Deaf Md. Westminster, Maine, USA. "Bridging Medical and Deaf World" A to Z.

http://www.deafmd.org/

National Center for Deaf Health Research, Rochester, NY. Links to many health topics. Good resource.

http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/ncdhr/links/

Food Safety Videos. United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

http://www.fsis.usda.gov/news_&_events/SignFSIS/index.asp

Health information in ASL provided by Advocate Illinois Medical Center, Chicago. Excellent resource

http://www.advocatehealth.com/immc/body.cfm?id=38

Evacuating the Area of a Hurricane. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA.

http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/psa/evacuating_asl.asp

Oklahoma's Assistive Technology Program. Messages about Fire Safety and Prevention for People with Disabilities A 24 minute video presented in American Sign Language and captions.

http://www.ok.gov/abletech/Fire_Safety/Messages_about_Fire_Safety_and_Prevention_for_People_with_Disabilities.html

Disability Law Lowdown

http://asl.disabilitylawlowdown.com/

Swine Flue Questions and Answers. ASL files from the National Center for Deaf Health Research, Rochester, NY.

http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/ncdhr/information/swine-flu/VideoShowcase.html

Mormon Church

http://www.lds.org/asl/0,19952,6546-1,00.html

Deaf Video ( Evangelical Christian videos)

http://www.deafvideo.com/

 

Britain (British Sign Language, BSL)

British Red Cross first aid

http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/First-aid/First-aid-to-suit-you/Signed-first-aid-videos#Asthmaattack

Dorset England, National Health Service videos for the Deaf.

http://www.youtube.com/user/NHSPanDorset#p/u/5/bYShKn3njo0

British Telecom BT

http://www.btplc.com/inclusion/btsign/btsign.asp?section=1

City of Cardiff, Wales, 

Communications Support for Deaf People (YouTube)

http://youtu.be/vMTiLmgQ6rc

News in British Sign Language

http://www.bslnews.co.uk/

City of Plymouth, England

http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/socialcareandhealth/adultsocialcare/bslvideos.htm

St Paul’s Cathedral, London, England

http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Visits-Events/Multimedia-Guides-Tours/BSL-Multimedia-Guides

Northumbria Police monthly roundup in BSL

http://www.northumbria.police.uk/news_and_events/bsl/index.asp

British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust

http://www.bslbt.co.uk/

Gloucestershire County Council

http://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=18863

British Museum Takes Initiative With Children's BSL Web Project (copy and paste link if needed)

http://www.britishmuseum.org/learning/schools_and_teachers/school_projects/bsl_project/bsl_videos_lion_hunts.aspx

Royal National Institute for the Deaf RNI

http://www.rnid.org.uk/bsl/bsl_video_clips_index/

Scottish Parliament

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/vli/language/bsl/

Bristol City Council

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/item/bsl/

National Health Service (H1 N1)

http://www.nhs24.com/content/default.asp?page=s56

National Health Service, Scotland

http://www.hris.org.uk/patient-information/other-languages-and-formats/british-sign-language/

ITV(Independent Television) news in BSL

http://www.signpostbsl.com/news/

Tate Britain

http://www.tate.org.uk/home/bsl.htm

Wimbledon Museum Launches Innovative Sign Language Guides

http://www.culture24.org.uk/science+%26+nature/technology/art42977

Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Information on guided tours in BSL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgbQKs1sdKw

Wolverhampton's Bantock House Wins Award For Unique Deaf Project (hand-held BSL guides)

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history+%26+heritage/work+%26+daily+life/art55322

British Museum Takes Initiative With Children's BSL Web Project

http://www.britishmuseum.org/learning/schools_and_teachers/school_projects/bsl_project/bsl_videos

National Art Gallery, BSL tour of exhibits

http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/access/deaf-hard-of-hearing

North Yorkshire County Council municipal

http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=11366

Sign Language pages to promote business.

http://www.see-bsl.com/

Fire Kills - Fire safety tips by DirectGov website of British Government

http://www.equalsign.co.uk/fire/spark.html

Screen Learning. BSL l versions of four of our Smart Cat Profiling Games.

http://www.screenlearning.com/ucl/

 

Austria

International Sign Language

Schönbrunn Castle

http://www.schoenbrunn.at/en/plan-your-visit/audio-video-guides/video-guide.html

 

European Union

European Union of the Deaf has produced a DVD titled

 'Guide to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities'

http://www.eud.eu/EUD_UNCRPD_DVD-i-224.html

Ádám KÓSA,

Hungarian first Deaf member of the European Parliament, addresses Parliament in sign language.

http://www.grumpyoldeafies.com/2009/07/dr_adam_kosa_address_the_eu_pa.html

Museum Sign Language Guide  (PDF file)

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.

http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/llp/projects/public_parts/documents/gru_134617_mslg.pdf

Germany

European Museum of Modern Glass, Colburg

http://www.kunstsammlungen-coburg.de/

Denmark

Women's Museum, Copenhagen

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=115057601425&ref=mf

Sweden

Swedish Parliament

http://www.riksdagen.se/templates/R_Page____1977.aspx

Australia

Australia: Disasters prove value of sign language interpreters

ABC News, Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/video/2011/03/28/3175623.htm

New Zeeland

New Zealand Census in Sign Language

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt0yCyFafGE&feature=player_detailpage

Office for Disability Issues Sign Language Videos

http://www.odi.govt.nz/nzsl-video/

 

NZSL Week Hero - Karishma

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LH0IAkN51I&feature=related

THE END

 Remember, new entries always welcome

Peter Reynolds, Toronto, Canada