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Deaf Heritage Centre Newsletter Christmas 2014

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20th Dec – Christmas Gathering

Mass, Santa arrive, Little Christmas Party and Little Surprise you.

Christmas Mass at 1pm

  • Where: Deaf Community Centre, 96a O’Connell street, Limerick
    When: 20th December (Saturday)
    Time: 12pm – 6pm

Welcome to all, your family, friends and relationships.

Looking forward to see you all coming

Subtitled cinema! Ireland North & South

Alexander and the terrible horrible no good very bad day subtitled (PG) 1 hour 21 mins

Alexander’s family are happy with their perfect lives. That is, until, things take a turn for the worse and everything begins to unravel for them. During this bad day, they learn the hard way that in order to appreciate the good times, sometimes you have to experience the terrible times too. Stars Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner.

Kids shows – cheap tickets!

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St Mary’s signing choir in Dublin: ‘For deaf people, their voice is their hands and their bodies’

The conductor of St Mary’s signing choir in Cabra set out not to form a ‘cute deaf choir’ but one that would be respected as a choir in its own right – and she has succeeded.

It’s often assumed that when profoundly deaf children are involved in any kind of musical performance it’s mainly for their therapeutic benefit: a worthy attempt at confidence-building or something that might help with their speech development.

Further read at: www.irishtimes.com/news/education/st-mary-s-signing-choir-in-dublin-for-deaf-people-their-voice-is-their-hands-and-their-bodies-1.2034299

Cinderella – Christmas Pantomime with ISL Interpreter – Cork

Information about upcoming ISL Interpreted performance in Cork

Further details at: http://www.irishdeaf.com/2nd-jan-cinderella/

Bills to support tribal and sign languages

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: Two bills for the welfare of marginalized and hearing impaired people came up in the state assembly last week.

The Kerala sign board study act bill, 2014 proposed to make sign language as part of the school curriculum, so that it makes the lives of lakhs of differently-abled people better.

The private bill mooted by Congress MLA Benny Behanan said that there were thousands of students who were finding it difficult to follow the mainstream curriculum and it was high time that the government introduced sign language as second language like Hindi, French or Sanskrit.

Further read at: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thiruvananthapuram/Bills-to-support-tribal-and-sign-languages/articleshow/45410244.cms

Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 15.12.14

THANK  YOU  TO  LOUGHFOUDER  NATIONAL  SCHOOL
We would like to thank Loughfouder National School for choosing our service as the benefactor of their recent Christmas concert. Our sincere thanks to the Principal Michael Herlihy, Ms. Lane, the staff and all their students. On behalf of our service, we wish everyone in the school a very Happy
Christmas and best wishes for 2015.

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Irish Sign Language Recognition

ISLRIrish Deaf Society: This poster shows that even a small group of people are powerful and can make a change – together as a group, the Deaf community CAN make changes!

Do you want Irish Sign Language recognised in Ireland? You can do it! Support our campaign by clicking on the ISLR facebook page for more information:

https://www.facebook.com/IrishSignLanguageRecognitionCampaign

7th March – Irish Deaf Women’s Group AGM 2015

Irish Deaf Women's Group AGM 2015IDWG’S AGM 2015 and Little Party on 7th March 2015….

ISL Survey

Irish Deaf Society: Have you filled in the ISL Survey? We need more people to fill it in.

If you ever use Irish Sign Language (Does not matter if you are Deaf, HOH, Deafened, CODA or Hearing) — we want EVERYONE who uses ISL to fill this survey in!

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