British Sign Language Communication Support Assistant
I was born deaf due to genetics (I am the third deaf in the generation).
How did you come to choose to work alongside the Deaf/Deafblind?
I have been with Deaf people all my life as I went to a deaf primary and secondary schools, have empathy with a deaf person, enjoy supporting them throughout the course to ensure they have full access to information and knowledge.
Hobbies and Interests
I love travelling around the globe, especially meeting deaf people around the world, I can use the International Sign Language to communicate with deaf foreigners.
I enjoy cooking and exploring different cultured food.
I also enjoy reading books especially by Harlan Coben, my favourite author!
What relevant qualifications do you possess?
I hold a BSL Level 6, Level 4 in Youth Work, City & Guilds 7307 part 1 and 2 in teaching. I am a qualified Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) and I am currently in training to become a Deaf relay Interpreter.
Preferred method(s) of communication
BSL and I can use SSE.
First Aid plus more.
What’s your favourite colour?
Light purple and dark blue
Tell me an interesting story:
I am too interesting to think of only one! Lol.
My favourite thing is:
Family, friends and holidays!
I don't like:
I hate spiders!!!! Always have and always will.
What frightens you?
Do you like Marmite?
Do you keep ketchup in the fridge or cupboard?
In the cupboard.