British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreting

What is British Sign Language (BSL)?

British Sign Language (BSL) is the language used by deaf people in the UK.

BSL is a visual language that relies on hand signs, facial expression and body language. It has the same complexity as spoken language, but it does not use the same structure of sentences as in English, including word order.

A BSL interpreter facilitates immediate communication between you and your client or patient.

Communicating through a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter

Communicating through a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter

When is it useful?

BSL interpreters allow deaf people whose main language is BSL to communicate in situations where their interlocutors do not speak British Sign Language fluently.

Can I use Video Interpreting?

For sensitive issues or when communicating with a child or vulnerable adult about serious safeguarding concerns we recommend you consider British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreting.

Video Interpreting can be used for such situations where you consider it to meet your needs.

Working with British Sign Language Interpreters

We supply BSL interpreters 24/7, 365 days a year. If your booking is not an emergency, please book in advance.

If it’s your first time using a BSL interpreter, watch this video demo to learn more.

How To Book

  1. Telephone

    Call or Minicom: 01763 209001

    SMS: 07801 612240

  2. Email

    [email protected]