Category: News & Events

KERRY DEAF RESOURCE CENTRE NEWSLETTER UPDATE

KDRC provides services to deaf and hard of hearing people at county level and contributes to national & international issues of equality, access and rights.

Charity No: CHY20854 4 Gas Terrace Tralee, Co. Kerry Ireland V92 Y409 24.09.18

CREDIT & DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS NOW ACCEPTED.
In our newsletter last week, we mentioned we were working on introducing credit & debit card payments in our Centre. We are delighted to let you know that payments & donations via a range of bank cards are now up & running. Please inform a staff member if you wish to pay by card. If you require a receipt, they can also be emailed or texted to you via our SumUp payment system.

ONLINE FORMS TO RECEIVE OR CANCEL WEEKLY NEWSLETTER UPDATES.
As part of our Data Protection changes, we have now introduced online forms to make it easier for customers to sign up for our newsletter or to cancel them if they are already receiving them. These links will be included in all email correspondence. If you would like to register for our weekly newsletter, you can add your details at: https://goo.gl/forms/XgIaOu4C6GuKv7II2 If you already receive our newsletter but wish to cancel it, please go to: https://goo.gl/forms/hnLjIWDg7t3nn0Tr2

INTRODUCTION TO SIGN LINGUISTICS CLASSES.
Our Introduction to Linguistics of Irish Sign Language (ISL) classes are back for the upcoming academic term. These classes are ideally suited to students with prior sign language knowledge. They are also suitable for families with a deaf family member or those wishing to pursue Deaf Studies. Classes will be tutored by our Manager, Willie White and will cover subjects such as Placement, Classifiers, Role Shift, Non-Manual Features (NMF’s), Timelines & Referent Points. The course will also look at language registers, handshape articulation, gender & regional sign variations.

For more information, contact our Manager. Tel: 066 712 0399 E-mail: kdrc@eircom.net www.kerrydeaf.com www.facebook.com/kerrydeaf

BSL Events at Lates | Wednesday 26th September


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BSL Events at Lates

Wednesday 26th September

It is our 10th Birthday and you are invited to our party!

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Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Ireland – North & South


The Predator subtitled (15) 107 mins
Action. The universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever beforeW. hen a boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist can prevent the end of the human race.

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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre News

CASTLEISLAND STREET COLLECTION- THANK YOU.

We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all the volunteers who supported our Street Collection in Castleisland during the week. A particular word of thanks to Noreen & Therese who organised the event and secured volunteers. As always, we would like to thank everyone who contributed to the collection, we truly value your support. Lastly, our thanks to the business owners in Castleisland for allowing us space to collect outside their premises.

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Kerry Deaf Resource Centre Updates

DEAF ADULT LITERACY SERVICE (DALS) CLASSES BACK AGAIN. Our deaf adult literacy classes are back on for the forthcoming academic term. On Tuesday & Thursday morning from 11am-1pm, we will have QQI Level 2 “Quantity and Numbers & Writing”. Our sincere thanks to the Irish Deaf Society & the Deaf Adult Literacy Service (DALS) for sponsoring these classes. Tuition is provided by professional deaf tutors so classes are fully accessible to deaf sign language users. For more info, go to https://www.irishdeafsociety.ie/classes-for-deaf-adults/

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Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Ireland – North & South


The Predator subtitled (15) 107 mins
Action. The universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever beforeW. hen a boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist can prevent the end of the human race.

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Accessible Subtitled Cinema! Northern & Southern Ireland

Ireland – North & South


Christopher Robin subtitled (PG) 104 mins
Christopher Robin has become an adult, and Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet re-enter his life when he needs him most. 

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Bounce Arts Festival

Remember Bounce? Arts festival every year.

Produced by University of Atypical (previously Arts & Disability Forum).

Outstanding new work by deaf and disabled writers, visual artists, producers, actors, dancers, musicians, and directors.

Good access for deaf but Bounce is for everyone.

Perfect if you have an open mind and like to see talent.

Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th September

Fun, exciting weekend – new experiences, stories and memories.

Bounce Festival

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6th Oct – DSI 50th Year Anniversary Evening Dinner

Crowne Plaza Hotel on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 7pm

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Job Vacancy – Senior Manager

(30 hrs per week)

We are looking for a dynamic individual to oversee the strategic development and operational management of Action Deaf Youth.

For an application pack, please download pack on this website: www.communityni.org/job/senior-manager-0

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th September 2018 at 9am

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