Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

Issues, activities, experiences and technologies about Deaf People in the Philippines

July 26, 2011
by jojomccid
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Deaf make a difference in 2nd PNoy SONA livestream

Whenever the President makes the annual report to the Filipino people live from Batasang Pambansa every July, the deaf can only guess the government’s plans. But that ended last year, when the State of the Nation Address (SONA) was simultaneously streamed online and delivered in sign language for the first time on GMA News Online. Ensuring that all Internet users, including the deaf, will understand President Benigno Aquino III’s second SONA, GMA News Online featured real-time sign language interpretation of the speech once again on Monday Continue reading

July 22, 2011
by jojomccid
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Is Signing Exact English the way to go for Filipino Deaf Education?

I got hold of an official letter of Deaf Advocate Jose Sales to Dr. Patricia Licuana, Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education. It’s about his reaction regarding the ruling of the Department of Education (DepED)officially “declaring Signing Exact English … Continue reading