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Exciting News: ICAN’s first Sign Class is a big hit with young people!

Breaking barriers and building bonds:  Young people dive into learning British Sign Language at the pioneering ICAN Sign Class at DRC this week. And what an adventure it was, discovering the excitement and joy of learning sign language.


If you or your child are thinking about wanting to learn BSL and aged between 2-18 years old, this is the class for you.  Whether you are Deaf, Hard of Hearing or of hearing, and want to learn this fantastic language, these are the reasons it’s an incredibly fun and enjoyable experience:


Make New Friends: Learning sign language is an open invitation to a world of new friendships. It enables you to communicate with friends who are deaf or hard of hearing, paving the way for you to connect with amazing new people who share your interests and passions.

It’s Like a Secret Code: Sign language is akin to possessing a special secret code that you and your friends can use. Just imagine the thrill of having conversations without uttering a single word – it’s like having your own secret language!

Express Yourself in New Ways: With sign language, your hands, face, and body become your canvas for self-expression. It’s like dancing with your hands and face, and you’ll quickly discover the sheer delight of conveying your thoughts and feelings in unique and captivating ways.

Boost Your Confidence: Learning something as fascinating as sign language can boost your confidence levels to new heights. The sense of accomplishment you’ll feel when mastering this skill will shine through in all aspects of your life.

Discover a New Culture: Sign language isn’t just a language; it’s a window into a vibrant and captivating culture. Through BSL, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the rich traditions and fascinating world of the deaf community, broadening your horizons in the process.

Help Others: Learning sign language is akin to becoming a superhero for inclusivity. You’ll have the power to make others feel truly included and understood, making a meaningful and positive impact on the lives of those around you.

Fun Learning Games: Think of learning sign language as embarking on an adventure filled with fun games. You and your friends can learn together, turning the learning process into an exciting and enjoyable journey.

Use it Forever: The beauty of sign language is that once you’ve learned it, you can use it forever! It’s a special skill that will always come in handy, whether you’re connecting with new friends, expressing yourself uniquely, or making the world a more inclusive place.


We have more places if you wish to participate so please get in touch