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Deafness

This Cross-party group's purpose:

To act as a channel of communication between the Scottish Parliament, individuals with deafness / hearing loss and organisations working or supporting individuals with deafness / hearing loss.

Next meeting

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

This meeting will be held virtually at pm, anyone wishing to attend must contact Derek Todd.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Janis McDonald

Address:

Involved in the group

MSPs, individuals and organisations who participate in and support this group.

Current Members

Beattie, Colin

Colin Beattie

Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Midlothian North and Musselburgh (Constituency)

Griffin, Mark

Mark Griffin

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Adam, Karen

Karen Adam

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Banffshire and Buchan Coast (Constituency)

Ewing, Annabelle

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Cowdenbeath (Constituency)

Lumsden, Douglas

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

O'Kane, Paul

Paul O'Kane

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)


Non MSP Individuals

Donald Richards

John Mitchel

Kieron McMullan


Organisations

The Scottish Sensory Hub, The ALLIANCE – secretariat

Association of Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI)

Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults Scotland (ATLA Scotland)

British Association of Teachers of the Deaf Scotland (BATOD Scotland)

British Deaf Association Scotland (BDA Scotland)

Deaf Equality and Accessibility Forum South Lanarkshire (D.E.A.F. South Lanarkshire)

Deaf Action

Deaf Links

Deafblind Scotland (DbS)

Donaldson’s School

Dumfries and Galloway Hard of Hearing Group

Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS)

Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Hayfield

Hearing and Sight Care

Hearing Link

Heriot-Watt University

Highland Sensory

Ideas for Ears

National Deaf Children’s Society Scotland (NDCS Scotland)

NHS Highland Deaf Services

North East Sensory Services (NESS)

Queen Margaret University (QMU)

respectme

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists Scotland (RCSLT Scotland)

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)

Scottish Register of Language Professionals with the Deaf Community (SRLPDC)

Scottish Sensory Centre (SSC)

Signature

Sensory Impairment Support Group (SISG)

Skills Development Scotland

Tayside Deaf Forum

The Scottish Sensory Hub, The ALLIANCE

University of Edinburgh

West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS)

Group work

Agendas / links

Annual return / report

Annual return / report