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Businesses Set To Mark Deaf Awareness Week in Doncaster

A celebrity chef and a legal executive are on the menu for a special business breakfast to mark Deaf Awareness Week in Doncaster in May (May 3).
Deaf celebrity Punk Chef, Scott Garthwaite, an ambassador for Doncaster Deaf Trust will be putting on a demonstration for guests at the business breakfast and Carrie Clewes, an associate chartered legal executive in discrimination from Ringrose Law will share details of what the BSL Act will mean for businesses.
Throughout the week children, pupils, students, and staff at Doncaster Deaf managed Little Learners Day Nursery, Doncaster School for the Deaf, Communication Specialist College Doncaster, Dickson House Children’s Home and Aspire to Be Employability Services, will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week by sharing videos and
BSL tips.
Alexis Johnson, chief executive of Doncaster Deaf Trust, said: “We are looking froward to welcoming businesses from across South Yorkshire to this important free event.
“It will be a great opportunity for businesses to learn more about the BSL Act and what it means to their business, to hear from Deaf people and to gain Deaf Awareness
skills all in one session.”
To register for this free event visit

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