From 13 to 20 August 2022, SADeaf had the honour of working with the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) to hold a Human Rights and Sign Language Rights workshop in Singapore. This 8-day workshop was conducted by WFD staff Susana Stiglich (Sign Language Rights Officer) and Alexandre Bloxs (Human Rights Officer). Held at the … Continue reading WFD X SADeaf: Training Deaf Advocates
25 June 2022 was an especially memorable Saturday for certain SADeaf clients and staff – it marked SADeaf’s first ‘live’ family day event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Naturally, our clients and family members were excited to see familiar faces in person again after such a long absence from group outings. The Family … Continue reading Family Day 2022: We’re back together again!
As SADeaf gradually eased its restrictions on gatherings in tandem with Singapore’s opening up after the peak of the Covid-19 crisis, we held our largest gathering since 2020 at the SADeaf Hall on 15 June 2022, Wednesday, from 7:30pm to 9:30pm (though it eventually overran the allocated time and ended at 10pm). And aptly enough, … Continue reading About Deafblindness: A Sharing Session by Tye Lovato
“I’m Grace Tan and a staff notetaker with the Singapore Association for the Deaf. Being a notetaker is interesting because it’s not a common role. It’s one of a kind, in fact. Many people don’t even know what my job is about or that it even exists! Basically I go to different venues and sit … Continue reading DeafTalk: When taking notes is serious business
“I am Cheong Zhi Hao, a Social Work Associate with the Community Services department. I have always liked helping people. So I studied social work in polytechnic and this job with SADeaf is actually my first after graduation! And I’m now pursuing a degree in social work. What does my work involve? I provide admin … Continue reading DeafTalk: Never a dull day at (social) work
SADeaf continues our adventures in the arts sphere! After our past (and on-going) collaborations with the National Museum and Asian Civilisation Museum in supporting accessibility, we ventured into the theatre scene. Karung Guni Boy was part of the Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts 2022 and “created in consultation with The Singapore Association for the … Continue reading Getting up close with Karung Guni Boy
On Friday, 26 November 2021, a Staff Retreat was held for all staff from SADeaf and Mountbatten Vocational School from 2pm to 5pm. Due to the Covid-19 situation, this became an online-only event for the second year running. We had a good turnout of 58, though some staff were unable to attend due to work … Continue reading Staff Retreat 2021
Ms Tan Keng Ying received the SADeaf Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous) during the annual Deaf Achievers’ Award Day held in conjunction with the IWPD (International Week of Deaf People) 2021. The following is the citation for the award. The late Ms Tan Keng Ying was a dedicated volunteer with SADeaf, serving the Deaf community in various … Continue reading Honouring our pioneers: Ms Tan Keng Ying
Ms Elizabeth Khoo received the SADeaf Lifetime Achievement Award during the annual Deaf Achievers’ Award Day held in conjunction with the IWPD (International Week of Deaf People) 2021. The following is the citation for the award. Ms Elizabeth Khoo Chye Tiang joined SADeaf as a staff in 1965, just ten years after the Association was established … Continue reading Honouring our pioneers: Ms Elizabeth Khoo
Mr Lim Chin Heng received the SADeaf Lifetime Achievement Award during the annual Deaf Achievers’ Award Day held in conjunction with the IWPD (International Week of Deaf People) 2021. The following is the citation for the award. Mr Lim Chin Heng is a pioneer Deaf teacher who has played a significant role in local Deaf history and … Continue reading Honouring our pioneers: Mr Lim Chin Heng
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