Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

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

January 30, 2012
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Job interview pointers in sign language video

Id’ like to share with you this very useful video in the job readiness series provided by the Deaf Action Center. It gives hints and tips on how to have a successful job interview are presented by Wendi Coker. The … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Sign language in curriculum urged

Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy (Bagong Henerasyon Partylist) stressed that proficiency in sign language will also give young Filipinos an edge in actively participating in revolutionary information and communications technology (ICT) aimed at bridging the communications gap that has disadvantaged hundreds of millions of HI individuals throughout the world. Continue reading

January 26, 2012
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Who will take care of the 300,000 deaf people in the Philippines?

I’d like to share this poster about encouraging people to join the Gualandi Mission for the Deaf. I got this from Fr. Peter Miles Sollesta, one of my co-board members of Philippine National Association of Sign Language Interpreters.  :-)

January 24, 2012
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Maria Lena Buhay Foundation: To talk and be heard in the silent world

Very rare do I post schools for the deaf using oral method of teaching because as you may have already noticed, I lean towards the sign language side. But for this one, I really need to repost it because of the wonderful work their institution have achieved these past 25 years. This article is about the first and one of the few successful oral schools in the Philippines, Maria Lena Buhay Foundation. Enjoy! :-) Continue reading