Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

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

January 24, 2012
by jojomccid
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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

January 15, 2012
by jojomccid
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Deaf people working in Mindanao killer mines?

When he mentioned he was from Compostela Valley in Mindanao, I immediately asked him if there are deaf people working in the gold mines there. I want to know because of the recent news wherein a landslide in that province killed more than 30 persons. He claimed that there are at least five unschooled deaf adults toiling in the mines. Continue reading

April 29, 2010
by jojomccid
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Survey of Conditions of Deaf People in Metro Manila (Part 1)

This is an excerpt of Policy Notes entitled “Looking at conditions of persons with disability in Metro Manila” by Celia M. Reyes and Aubrey D. Tabuga of Surian sa mga Pag-aaral Pangkaunlaran ng Pilipinas (Philippine Institute for Development Studies) ISSN … Continue reading