Deafness and Hearing Loss

  1. Deaf British Sign Language users

    Over 6000 people in Scotland use British Sign Language (BSL) as their first or preferred language because they are deaf

  2. Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 of the population.

Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 of the population 

Over half of people over 65 have a hearing loss

Around 3000 Children are living with a hearing loss

Over 5000 Deaf people in Scotland use British Sign Language as their first or preferred language