Case Law

Best interests, sign language and moving from the family home: ZK (Landau-Kleffner syndrome: best interests) [2021] EWCOP 12

woman using sign language to communicate with a man Photo: fizkes/AdobeStock


By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction It is estimated that the number of British Sign Language (BSL) users in the UK is 151,000. People can feel excluded from many community activities simply because of communication barriers. For someone who was unable to communicate very effectively at all for many years before being introduced to sign language, the […]

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