Prof

Bencie

Woll FBA FAAAS

Professor of Sign Language & Deaf Studies
Official Qualifications:
BA, MA, PhD
Category:
Contact Address:
Prof
Bencie
Woll FBA FAAAS
University College London
Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre
49 Gordon Square
LONDON
WC1H 0PD

Areas of Expertise:

The only Professor of Sign Language and Deaf Studies in the United Kingdom; Senior Professor at the Deafness, Cognition and Language Research Centre, UCL. Over 30 years experience in the field of linguistics, sign language and deaf studies, and co- author/editor of several major books in the field: ‘The linguistics of BSL’, ‘Sign language: the study of deaf people and their language’, ‘Research Methods in Sign Linguistics’, ‘Sign Language: an International Handbook’, ‘Sign Language Acquisition’.

Specific areas of expertise include:

Language development in deaf children and adults: atypical signers (those with developmental or acquired impairments); literacy skills and intellectual capacity of deaf people; communication between hearing and deaf people; sign language interpreting. Assessment and preparation of reports on the above issues.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
GB Wide
Additional Languages:
No
Lawyer Consultation:
15 minutes free of charge discussion:
Yes
Expert Witness Work:
Single Joint Expert:
Yes
Legal Aid Work:
Yes
Criminal Cases:
Yes
Media & Public Relations:
Yes
Personal Injury:
Yes
Expert Witness Activity:
Claimant:
50%
Defendant:
50%
Single Joint Expert:
0%
How many times have you attended court: 1
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 8
(Past 3 years)
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