Terms of Reference
RNIB: Royal National Institute of the Blind
National UK charity providing a good range of information for blind or partially sighted people. See www.rnib.org.uk for more information.
Shape is the country's leading disability arts organisation, we aim to improve access to the arts for deaf and disabled people whilst supporting deaf and disabled artists to challenge perceptions and promote Deaf and Disability Culture. See www.shapearts.org.uk for more information.
British sign language (BSL) is the sign language used in the United Kingdom (UK). BSL is the first or preferred language of nearly 70,000 deaf or hearing-impaired people in the UK. It is a language of space and movement using the hands, body, face and head. Many thousands of hearing people also use BSL.