Creating Linguistic Access for Deaf and
Deafblind People:


6. References

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Brennan, M. and Brown, R. (1997) Equality Before the Law: Deaf People's Access to Justice. Durham: Deaf Studies Research Unit, University of Durham

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CACDP (2001) Speech to Text Reporters Fact sheet 6 Durham: CACDP

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Davis, M., Ross, J., Sherwood, L. and Crawford, J. (2000) Are You Listening? A Report on Deaf Issues in Health Services, Glasgow: Priority Needs Team (Deaf Community), Health Promotion Dept, Greater Glasgow Health Board

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ITC (1999) 'ITC Guidelines on Standards for Sign Language on Digital, Terrestrial Television', London: ITC

Multi Agency Task Force (2001) 'Scottish Best Practice Standards for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind People', Consultation documents. Glasgow: RNID

NHSiS Management Executive (1999) 'The Disability Discrimination Act (1995): Equality for Disabled People in the NHSiS: Good Practice', Mel (1999) 67, Edinburgh: National Health Service in Scotland

NHSiS Management Executive (1998) 'Provisions of Guide Communicators for Deafblind People Attending Hospitals and GP Surgeries', Mel (1998) 4, Edinburgh: National Health Service in Scotland

Panel of Four (BAHOH, BDA, NDCS and RNID) (1992) 'Communication is Your Responsibility: The Commission of Enquiry into Human Aids to Communication', London: John Knight Publicity Ltd

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Social Work Services Inspectorate (1998) Sensing Progress: Social Work Services for People with a Sensory Impairment. Edinburgh: The Stationery Office

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UNESCO (1997) The Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action on Special Needs Education. Paris: UNESCO

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Further copies of this report can be obtained from:
Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters
Donaldson's College, West Coates, Edinburgh EH12 5JJ
Tel/Text: 0131 347 5601 Fax: 0131 347 5628
E-mail: Internet:

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