Scottish Ministers will
Develop, test and share a set of guidelines to help Scottish public services to improve access to information and services for BSL users. This will include advice on how to involve BSL users in the design and delivery of Scotland’s public services.
Work with BSL users* to agree and begin a programme of work to increase the accessibility of the ‘mygov.scot’ website. This website enables citizens to access a range of public information and services online.
Promote the use of the Scottish Government’s nationally funded BSL online interpreting video relay service (VRS) called ‘contactSCOTLAND-BSL’, which allows BSL users* to contact public and third sector services and for these services to contact them, and explore the potential for its greater use.
Review a range of current and on-going Scottish and UK evidence about the BSL/English interpreting landscape (for example the UK Market Review of BSL and communication provision, and the Scottish Government funded review of the Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters (SASLI).