Now open a coronalinje for the deaf in british sign language.
It is done in a cooperation between the Danish Deaf Association, the CFD, the Red Cross and the national Police.
- It is a good system. As far as I can see, there are no official videos on the corona, which is communicated in sign language, says Mette Bertelsen.
As a deaf person, she is glad the new coronalinje, where, by means of video calls can get answers, if you are in doubt about the guidelines from the authorities or have any other general questions.
- But why can't we just go check on the authorities ' official pages and from there access the same updated information in sign language? she asks.
Deaf people are no worse off. After all, they have the subjects as belonging to have. So it is the background that we chose to create this coronalinje for the deaf, says Katrine
Although it is a government obligation, experiencing the DDL that there is a great variety of information that is not being translated into sign language.
- we can't wait on, says Katrine Eskelund.
- It is the case that the written English of the deaf language, so it is not as easy for many deaf people to understand. It is important that deaf people get the exact same information as hearing people get.
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