The month of September is a significant month for those who are deaf. The World Health Organization celebrates International Week of Deaf People from September 19 to 25 with the theme “Building Inclusive Communities for All.” Within that week, on September 23, the world will be celebrating International Day of Sign Languages with the theme “Sign Languages Unite Us.”
Be more deaf aware this month of September as Overdoughs, the company that employees deaf partners, is organizing “A Deaf Awareness and Basic Filipino Sign Language (FSL) seminar” on September 13 and 27, 2022 from 4 pm to 5:30 pm at the Overdoughs Café in Promenade, Greenhills.
Organized in partnership with Hand and Heart, the workshop aims to help participants gain a more thorough understanding of the deaf culture and to empower individuals to communicate more with Overdoughs’ friendly and capable deaf partners and other members of the deaf community.
The sessions will cover the following:
- Deaf awareness workshop
- Deaf culture do’s and don’ts
- How to communicate with the deaf
- Basic Sign Language – alphabet and greetings
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