Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Update 23.01.12
MACBETH- CAPTIONED/ SUBTITLED SHOW IN SIAMSA TIRE.
On Tuesday the 7th of February at 8pm, Macbeth will be performed in Siamsa
Tire in Tralee. This is a captioned/subtitled and audio described
People who are Deaf, deafened or hard of hearing will access the show by
means of captioning and blind/partially sighted people can access the
performance by audio description.
This is facilitated by Arts & Disability Ireland with funding from the Arts
The show will be presented by Ireland’s award winning classics theatre
company, Second Age Theatre Company and they promise it will be a fast-paced
thriller, with a sumptuous design, and high-octane physical performances.
For more information on assisted performances, contact Arts & Disability
Ireland on (01) 8509 002 or www.adiarts.ie
MARRAIGE PREPARATION COURSE FOR DEAF PEOPLE.
A marriage preparation course will be organised by NCPD/ACCORD in Dublin in
March. Sign language interpreters will be provided. It will be held in St
Vincent’s Deaf Centre, 40 Lower Drumcondra Rd, Dublin 9 on the 23rd of March
from 8-10pm and on the 24th of March from 10-4pm.
If you are interested in participating in the course, please give your
DO YOU PLAN TO STUDY IN TRINITY COLLEGE?
If so, TCD will hold a Disability Service advice clinic for students,
parents and practitioners on Friday 27th January at 6.30pm. It will be held
in Room 3074 in the Arts Building. For more information and to book a place,
you can e-mail: [email protected] or tel: 01 8963111.
The Disability Service in TCD would also like to draw your attention to a
website for secondary school students with disabilities
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS WITH DEAF KIDS.
Are you a parent of a deaf child? Are you looking for information of
interest to parents of deaf kids? The following websites may be of interest
Simply Signing’s mission is to promote the education of Irish Sign Language
to all children, to provide colourful access through their publications,
devoted to early intervention and educational work with infants, children,
educators and their caregivers. Their website is
Sharing the Journey is parent led and an independent service. On their
website, they say “Parents give their children roots and wings – roots to
know where home is and wings to fly off and practice what has been taught
them (Jonas Salk). We are here for all parents from the day your child is
identified until you don’t need us”.
Their website is still developing and they hope in time, it will evolve into
a one-stop-shop for information and support for all parents of d/Deaf and
hard-of-hearing children. www.sharingthejourney.ie/
Irish Deaf Kids is a Dublin-based non-profit social enterprise whose mission
is to support inclusive education for children with hearing issues in
Ireland while empowering parents to develop their child’s full potential.
They upload a range of interesting information to their site and have a
regular newsletter too. Their website is http://www.irishdeafkids.ie/ and
they have also launched a facebook page too.
OUR CONTACT DETAILS:
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre
4 Gas Tce, Tralee
Mobile (text): 087 633 4687
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 066 712 0386
Tel: 066 712 0399