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The LIdIA Policy Forum publishes position statements and papers on language-related policy issues in higher education.

Position Statement 01:

Making Higher Education more Deaf-friendly


  Lidia Position Statement   


Note: This position statement and paper were co-authored by Deaf and hearing LIdIA members and colleagues from York St John University. One of the principal co-authors is a Deaf academic staff member of LIdIA. Other Deaf academics and experts from York St John University, some of whom consider themselves bilingual users of BSL and written English, took part in the discussion and drafting process.

Position Statement 02: Inclusive Language in Higher Education (coming soon).

Position Statement 03: Managing the Multilingual Classroom in Higher Education (in preparation).

Position Statement 04: Rethinking the Discourse(s) of Higher Education (under consideration).