About SLW 14 - 20 March 2022 Sign Language Week is celebrated each year in March to coincide with the anniversary of the recognition of British Sign Language (BSL) by the UK Government in 2003. Sign Language Week is an initiative of the British Deaf Association (BDA). This year’s Sign Language Week will run from 14 – 20 March 2022. This year's theme is “BSL Brings Us Together”. SIGN UP TO #SLW2022 Get Started Receive a daily personalized message with BSL lessons, Deaf awareness tips and exclusive Sign Language Week content straight in your inbox from 14-20 March. CHALLENGE YOURSELF Sign up for one of our fun Sign Language Week Challenges and learn an amazing new skill while raising money for the British Deaf Association. SUPPORT THE DEAF COMMUNITY Every penny you donate will go to support our vital campaigns and advocacy work to promote BSL and achieve inclusion and equality for Deaf people in the UK. WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF SIGN LANGUAGE WEEK 2022? Our ambitions for this year’s campaign are to: Get the nation talking about BSL – and signing in BSL! Promote greater public understanding of the Deaf community and our unique, beautiful, visual language – British Sign Language. Motivate politicians and policymakers to recognize BSL and provide equal and inclusive access to public services and information in BSL.