Author Archives: Phil

Important information about NRCPD’s requirements regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Dear registrant or trainee We have received a number of queries from registered practitioners about the DBS enhanced disclosure , which NRCPD currently requires for registration. We are being advised that the DBSis now refusing to provide enhanced disclosure to … Continue reading

ALS Autumn Workshop 2017

One for the lipspeaker diary –  AGM & Workshop – 18th November 2017 etc.venues, Birmingham  www.etcvenues.co.uk We  look forward to welcoming members on the day.  More details to follow soon!

13th May 2017 – RNIB, London … Was a great success. Thank you to all who gave of their free time to man the stand.

Lots of visits to the Lipspeaking Information Table at the ATLA (Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults)  conference. Many were intrigued as to how professionally trained lipspeakers worked with deaf users of English to access information in a variety of settings.  http://atlalipreading.org.uk

Tributes to our lipspeaker colleague Diana Leigh Barimore – 21st September 1950 ~ 31st August 2017 –

On Sunday, July 30th 2017, Diana was out walking with her beloved dachshund, Bertie, on New Kings Road of Parson Green, London. It was the weekend of Ride London, a popular and largest annual cycling event. She was involved in … Continue reading

The Evening Standard Newspaper – ‘ gracious and devoted …’ Diana Barimore

Tributes have been paid today to a “gracious and devoted” interpreter for the deaf who died in hospital a month after being hit by a competitor in the RideLondon cycling event. Diana Barimore, 67, is said to have been taking … Continue reading

The Evening Standard Newspaper – Tributes paid to our Diana

Tributes have been paid today to a “gracious and devoted” interpreter for the deaf who died in hospital a month after being hit by a competitor in the RideLondon cycling event. Diana Barimore, 67, is said to have been taking … Continue reading

The Evening Standard Newspaper – Tributes paid to our Diana

Tributes have been paid today to a “gracious and devoted” interpreter for the deaf who died in hospital a month after being hit by a competitor in the RideLondon cycling event. Diana Barimore, 67, is said to have been taking … Continue reading

Sad News about Our Colleague Diana

Dear Colleagues and Friends On the 30th July, when taking her dog Bertie to her local park for his usual walk. Di was somehow in collision with a cyclist participating in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 2017 event. This crash left … Continue reading

Well wishes from the ALS to our dear friend and colleague Diana, who has been involved in a terrible accident.

Our friend and colleague, Diana Barimore met with a dreadful accident last Sunday morning, 30th July, when taking her dog Bertie to her local park for his usual walk.  Di was somehow in collision with a cyclist participating in the … Continue reading

ONE FOR YOUR DIARY – TUESDAY, 25th APRIL, 2017 – WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS

ALS Spring Workshop – April 25th 2017 – Birmingham Jennifer Little presents – Psychological impact of an acquired hearing loss.                                                AND Byron Campbell (ALSI, FASLI)  presents – Introduction to working in court settings Court systems & structures Who’s who … Continue reading

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