New addition:

The Geemarc Amplified CL8600 4G Mobile Phone is a great option for you or a loved one especially if you have difficulty hearing and using a standard mobile phone. It has a very loud ringer so you don’t miss any important calls and for peace of mind it has a built in SOS button located on the back.

The CL8600 is hearing aid compatible on the T-Loop setting so is ideal for hearing aid users who has the telecoil setting enabled. It is supplied with a charging dock so you can position it somewhere handy when not in use.  

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We have a new ISL Basic course starting on Tuesday 12th September 2023 at 5:00pm (time subject to change)

Irish Sign Language Basic/Level 1 Course – Evening Classes – Live Sessions Online via Zoom Meetings

Book your place at:

At a full price of €139 – includes a free access to Online ISL Basic

Further details at:

A very big congratulation to our Stephen Gilligan, who was at Foyle Deaf Association’s graduation ceremony to receive his ISL Level 6 certificate from Tommy McAuley, of the Department of Communities.

He is a tutor for our Irish Sign Language Classes as well as the Live Sessions Online. Keep an eye out for our upcoming classes starting this August or September 2023!—videos/1194615/in-pictures-foyle-deaf-association-graduation-ceremony-for-irish-sign-language-students.html

New addition to the shop for only €21.20:

This easy to use big button telephone is ideal for those with impaired vision or limited dexterity, with easy to read numbers and symbols in large bold text.

It features an LED flash indicator for incoming calls. The big button telephone is easily installed by simply connecting the telephone wire to your existing wall socket.

Additional features include; 10 two touch memories, Hi/Low ringer volume, Hi/Low handset volume control, hands free speaker with volume control, last number redial and wall-mount option.

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New addition:

The emporia AMPLi40 is an excellent value-for-money telephone for anybody with sight loss. The receiver volume can be increased up to 40dB through a boost button and variable volume control. This will help improve the volume of telephone conversations however this phone does not have a tone control so it is not a recommended choice for someone with hearing loss as without a tone control, the clarity cannot be adjusted. It has a loud ringer volume (up to 85dB) and large visual ring indicator light, to alert you when the phone rings. The receiver is also HAC – Hearing Aid Compatible.

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A special offer on ISL Communication Book for only €13.61! (€30.00)

ISL Communication comprises of Unit 1 and 2. It is the first of a continuing series of books equipped with pictorial, written and correlating recorded presentations in Irish Sign Language.

The range of study aids provided in these series facilitates the learning of ISL within the classroom setting.

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Updated: A reminder before the closing date in 2 weeks time!

Design a new logo for Irish

1st Prize in association with IDC/17TVS – €300

WeTransfer your designs to [email protected].

We, at IDC, would like to announce to everyone in the Deaf/Hard of Hearing communities that we are now in the process of creating a new image for IDC. As a result of taking this step forward, we are now advertising a new logo design competition which represents the beliefs and values of IDC. Now is a good time to replace our logo which was last changed ten years ago to showcase our business identity with a clean, original brand that reflects our image.

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