The Projector, Singapore’s iconic cinema which focuses on screening arthouse films, had kindly invited SADeaf to the press preview screening of the film “Sound of Metal” on 16 March 2021. The film, which is exclusively screened by The Projector, has been nominated for the 2021 Oscars in the following categories: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best … Continue reading Film Review: Sound of Metal
SADeaf organised our first-ever Talk on Criminal Law on 20 November 2020, Friday, in collaboration with the NUS Law Pro Bono Office. The session was held via Zoom and was an illuminating one for participants to acquire basic knowledge about criminal law and related topics, including the process of investigation and trial, one’s rights and … Continue reading Just Follow The Law
On 21 February, 2021, SADeaf held its annual Community Interpreters (CI) Appreciation Day event. This was a way for SADeaf to show our gratitude to the CIs for contributing their services to SADeaf and the community. Due to Covid-19, the organising team conducted its first CI Appreciation Day event online and it was a tremendous … Continue reading Sign Language Interpreters Appreciation Day 2021
On Saturday 20 March 2021, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm, a Deaf Dialogue session was held by SADeaf. Organised by the Advocacy Committee, the event saw Deaf and hard-of-hearing people as well as hearing allies from the community participating. The session opened with a welcome speech from committee chairperson Lily Goh, followed by a presentation on … Continue reading Deaf Dialogue 2021
For the past months, volunteers had descended upon SADeaf, online or in person, for the Song Signing Remotely project. Through song-signing, we aimed to showcase the beauty and versatility of sign language and generate interest among the public to learn more about Deaf Culture and raise of our very own local Deaf community and its … Continue reading Reaching For The Skies, Recording A Feat
Dear reader, you might have noticed the previous issue of Signal (Jan-Dec 2019) was available only as an online PDF file. Yes, we had gone fully digital. But this time and in future, we are not even doing PDFs anymore. Instead, we are relaunching Signal as a fully online newsletter as a blog. Why? We … Continue reading Editorial: New Beginnings
“Do we need to wear masks”? “Will there be a lockdown?” “How do we keep safe?” Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the many uncertainties it brings, people are naturally more eager for news and updates. Likewise for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Knowing this, the Deaf Access Service (DAS) department went all out to … Continue reading Go Big or Go Home? DAS Did Both!
Our Community Service (CS) team has been hands on – literally! – during the current COVID-19 crisis, manning our frontline counter and hearing care center on every weekday. We have also had an action-packed schedule, organising activities and events for clients while following safety measures. Enjoy the highlights! Live on Radio! Hear together! Our Hearing … Continue reading Serving On Amidst A Pandemic
23 Oct 2020 marked the last day of school for our Beatty students. We celebrated our annual Recognition Day to recognise the achievements and accolades of our students here in Beatty. This year, our Deaf students did us proud. In all, they notched upfive academic awards and one non-IP award! Academic Awards Tim Leow Yan … Continue reading Celebrating Our Beatty Students!
Before the announcement of Home-Based Learning (HBL) due to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, teachers in schools all over Singapore, including us resource teachers at Beatty Secondary, had been planning lessons for the weeks to come. We worked with the mainstream teachers on the video setup such that we could simultaneously sign the lessons. Zoom, Google … Continue reading Coping with COVID, The Beatty Way
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