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SgSL Workshop for Families: Bond & communicate through sign!

This workshop, offered by Deaf Studies department, is for families with children aged 1 to 12. It includes interactive activities that teach numbers and basic vocabulary. A “no-voice” teaching method is used to reinforce the learning experience in this Deaf world. Parents have a chance to discuss and exchange ideas during the workshop. By the…

Storytelling in sign language @ NLB

A fairytale at Ang Mo Kio NLB Why did children, parents, and families show up for this annual SADeaf X National Library Board (NLB) collaboration?”Get ready to enter the magical world of storytelling in sign language during the school holidays! Join us at public libraries across Singapore on November 5th and December 3rd, 10th, and…

A fun day out at Sarimbun Scout Camp

On 26 November 2022 the Itinerant Support Service (ISS) team organised our Client Engagement Day, a one-day programme, in collaboration with Sands Leadership Development Centre. ISS clients and their siblings were brought to Sarimbun Scout Camp for a fun and purposeful outdoor learning experience. The participants came to know and interact with students from different…

Getting back together again! (aka Staff Retreat 2022) 

We came, we saw, we found Judy. As at the finale of a K-drama series, we’re all together again.. After the heartbreak of being forced apart due to Covid restrictions, 46 of us from the Singapore Association for the Deaf and Mountbatten Vocational School finally got to come together for a joyful reunion for the…

SADeaf wins Charity Transparency Award 2022

The Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) is delighted and proud to announce we have won the Charity Transparency Award 2022! The Charity Transparency Awards (CTA) recognises charities for adopting good transparency and governance standards under the Charity Transparency Framework (CTF).Being awarded the CTA will strengthen confidence and trust in SADeaf among our donors, funders,…

Awards Ceremony 2022: Recognising our achievers!

The SADeaf Awards Ceremony 2022 was held on Saturday, 24 September 2022, as part of the IWDP finale at the SADeaf Hall. This was the first ‘live’ in-person ceremony since 2019. Gracing the occasion was SADeaf President Eric Tseng and Executive Director Judy Lim.Highlights included opening and closing speeches by President Tseng and Ms Lau…

Deaf Forum 2022

Deaf participants and a caregiver took part in a cosy “fireside chat” session with SADeaf president Eric Tseng on Saturday, 24 September 2022, as part of the final-day IWDP programme. This session was an opportunity for Deaf and hard-of-hearing members in our community to share issues of concern and raise suggestions to Eric and the…

A Perfect 10 with the Purple Parade!

Purple Parade, which aims to support inclusion and celebrate abilities of persons with disabilities, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. SADeaf is proud to have been a part of this premier disability event for the past decade! For this edition, SADeaf partnered with Nanyang Polytechnic for the contingent march on Saturday, 29 October 2022. SADeaf…

Amplifying our stories!

Amplified is a short story project documenting the experiences of Itinerant Support Service (ISS) clients with hearing loss. For this first edition, we gathered a total of ten stories from clients of different ages, who wrote on their personal narratives about their hearing loss/deafness.The end results? A collection of their stories in print! Our young…

IWDP 2022: Building Inclusive Communities for All

In conjunction with the annual International Week of Deaf People and International Day of Sign Languages, the Singapore Association for the Deaf (SADeaf) commemorating the occasion via a five-day series of Deaf and Singapore Sign Language (SgSL)-related events ‘live’ on site and online. With the theme “Building Inclusive Communities For All!”, we showcased the unifying…

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