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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28th Sept – Remembrance and Celebration Events – BDA NI

As part of our celebrations marking ‘International Week of the Deaf’, BDA NI will be hosting a day of Remembrance and Celebration events on Friday 28th September. The day has two main events, starting with a Historical Cemetery Tour of significant figures from Deaf History, and an Evening of Remembrance at Jordanstown School.

If you would like to attend, please let us know by Thursday 20th September by contacting busdeve.niscot@bda.org.uk or johncarberrydeaftrainer@gmail.com

Please see our website for full information in BSL, ISL and English: https://bda.org.uk/remembrance-celebration-events-bda-ni/