The lead organisation for deaf issues in Scotland
SCoD is the lead organisation for deaf issues in Scotland. We aim to ensure that deaf people in Scotland can access services and information across all sectors of society from their local communities to what comes from goverment departments. We represent organisations working with and on behalf of
- Deaf Sign Language users
- Deafened and
- Hard of Hearing people.
We use the term the “four pillars of deafness” to describe Deaf, Deafblind, Deafened and Hard of Hearing as people with different levels of deafness have different barriers to overcome and have different language and communication support needs.