General – Cork Deaf http://www.corkdeaf.ie Small Business Professional Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:06:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 66463212 HARD OF HEARING AWARENESS WEEK http://www.corkdeaf.ie/hard-hearing-awareness-week/ Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:07:04 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1695 The Cork Deaf Association are having a Hard of Hearing Awareness Week from 4-8 December 2017. If you think you or someone in your family has a hearing loss then this is your opportunity to drop in to us to see how we can help and support you. All welcome!  

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The Cork Deaf Association are having a Hard of Hearing Awareness Week from 4-8 December 2017. If you think you or someone in your family has a hearing loss then this is your opportunity to drop in to us to see how we can help and support you. All welcome!

 

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Deaf Community Positive Mental Health Talks http://www.corkdeaf.ie/deaf-community-positive-mental-health-talks/ Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:55:19 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1691 Deaf Community Positive Mental Health Talks on Wednesday 9th August 2017 in the Cork Deaf Association Two Talks: Talk for Young Adults (18-25)  – 2.30 pm Talk Open to all in the Deaf Community – 7.30 pm Version 3 poster Deaf comm Mental Health Talks

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Deaf Community Positive Mental Health Talks

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Wednesday 9th August 2017

in the

Cork Deaf Association

Two Talks:

  1. Talk for Young Adults (18-25)  – 2.30 pm
  2. Talk Open to all in the Deaf Community – 7.30 pm

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Some Facts about the Deaf Community: Why ISL recognition is so important http://www.corkdeaf.ie/isl-recognition-report/ Tue, 16 May 2017 14:51:53 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1675 A meeting was held in Leinster House on Thursday 11th May 2017 in relation to the ISL Recognition Bill.  In attendance was the Chair of the Joint Committee on Justice & Equality, Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and representatives from Irish Deaf Society, Cork Deaf Association, Cork Deaf enterprises, Cork Deaf Club, Centre for Deaf Studies, the […]

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A meeting was held in Leinster House on Thursday 11th May 2017 in relation to the ISL Recognition Bill.  In attendance was the Chair of the Joint Committee on Justice & Equality, Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin and representatives from Irish Deaf Society, Cork Deaf Association, Cork Deaf enterprises, Cork Deaf Club, Centre for Deaf Studies, the Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters and the Kerry Deaf Resource Centre.  The Deputy was very receptive and very supportive of the Bill.  He asked the group for a briefing report in relation to the Bill, which he could then circulate to other public representatives.  Please click on the link below to read the report which was submitted  The Cork Deaf Association is very proud to support the wonderful work of the Irish Deaf Society, which is leading the campaign for ISL Recognition. One step closer but still a long way to go.

Some facts about the Deaf community Why ISL recognition is so important

Please click the link below for a signed version of the briefing report.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/IrishSignLanguageRecognitionCampaign/posts/?ref=page_internal

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Sign Language Interpreting Access within the Department of Social Protection and Citizens Information Board http://www.corkdeaf.ie/sign-language-interpreting-access-within-department-social-protection-citizens-information-board/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:41:34 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1663 Two new access policies have been developed which now means that a Deaf person is entitled to a sign language interpreter when accessing services through the department of social protection and the citizens information board. This includes: COMMUNITY WELFARE OFFICES (CWO) INTREO (FAS) EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICES (SW) CITIZEN’S INFORMATION MABS NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE You can […]

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Two new access policies have been developed which now means that a Deaf person is entitled to a sign language interpreter when accessing services through the department of social protection and the citizens information board.

This includes:

COMMUNITY WELFARE OFFICES (CWO)

INTREO (FAS) EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICES (SW)

CITIZEN’S INFORMATION

MABS

NATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE

You can access information about these new policies by following the links:

http://www.corkdeaf.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/DSP-Policy-CWO-Intreo-SW-2017.pdf

http://www.corkdeaf.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/CIB-Policy-CIC-MABS-NAS-2017.pdf

The Cork Deaf Association would like to thank Willie White of KDRC for working so hard to establish the right of Deaf people to have an ISL interpreter present when accessing services through INTREO, social welfare, community welfare officers, Citizen’s Information Centres, MABS and the National Advocacy Service.

The Cork Deaf Association are extremely grateful to Willie for passing on this vital information to CDA and thank him for his continued exceptional work done on behalf of the Deaf community.

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Yoga Classes http://www.corkdeaf.ie/yoga-classes/ Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:44:23 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1655 Time for some relaxation after the stresses and strains of Christmas! There will be a series (once a week for four weeks) of yoga classes  held in the Cork Deaf Association from Thursday 2 February to Thursday 23 February from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus. All […]

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Time for some relaxation after the stresses and strains of Christmas!

There will be a series (once a week for four weeks) of yoga classes  held in the Cork Deaf Association from Thursday 2 February to Thursday 23 February from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus. All are welcome and it’s free of charge!!

Please contact Catherine on 0214505944 to book your place!

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Ceramic Art Classes http://www.corkdeaf.ie/ceramic-art-classes/ Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:46:04 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1653 Learn a new skill for the New Year! There will be a series of ceramic art classes held in the Cork Deaf Association from Wednesday 1 February to Wednesday 22 February from 11 am to 1 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus. All are welcome and it’s free […]

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Learn a new skill for the New Year!

There will be a series of ceramic art classes held in the Cork Deaf Association from Wednesday 1 February to Wednesday 22 February from 11 am to 1 pm for anyone who is hard of hearing or who suffers with tinnitus.

All are welcome and it’s free of charge!

Please contact Catherine on 0214505944 to book your place!

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Ballincollig Church Gate Collection http://www.corkdeaf.ie/ballincollig-church-gate-collection/ Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:34:37 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1651 Volunteers Needed for Ballincollig Church Gate Collection 28 and 29 January 2017 Please contact catherine at catherine@corkdeaf.ie or telephone 021-4505944 if you can help us out.

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Volunteers Needed

for

Ballincollig Church Gate Collection

28 and 29 January 2017

Please contact catherine at catherine@corkdeaf.ie or telephone 021-4505944 if you can help us out.

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Busy Bees Club http://www.corkdeaf.ie/busy-bees-club-2/ Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:27:59 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1648 Busy Bees Club for children aged 0-4 years Saturday 14th January 11 am-1 pm in the Cork Deaf Association The Busy Bees Club aims to provide a programme of activities which encourage the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, creative and language development of its members. All are welcome!      

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Busy Bees Club for children aged 0-4 years

Saturday 14th January

11 am-1 pm

in the

Cork Deaf Association

The Busy Bees Club aims to provide a programme of activities which encourage the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, creative and language development of its members.

All are welcome!

 

 

 

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Busy Bees Club http://www.corkdeaf.ie/busy-bees-club/ Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:29:23 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1645 BUSY BEES CLUB – for children aged 0-4 years   The Club runs from 11 am – 1 pm in the Cork Deaf Association, 5 MacCurtain Street.   Calendar: 22 October 2016 26 November 2016 3 December 2016 – Christmas Party (venue TBC) 14 January 2017 11 February 2016 11 March 2016 1 April 2017 […]

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BUSY BEES CLUB – for children aged 0-4 years
 
The Club runs from 11 am – 1 pm in the Cork Deaf Association, 5 MacCurtain Street.
 
Calendar:
22 October 2016
26 November 2016
3 December 2016 – Christmas Party (venue TBC)
14 January 2017
11 February 2016
11 March 2016
1 April 2017 – Easter Party (venue TBC)
 
The morning will be a mix of free and structured play for children of preschool age. It is a great opportunity for you to meet other parents and network over a coffee as well as giving your child an educational learning opportunity through play where they can make new friends.
 
We aim to provide learning outcomes for you too. Through structured play designed especially for children with a hearing loss we aim to give you hints and tips on how to make play time at home a great learning opportunity for the whole family to share.
 
Can you please contact our office if you intend on going to the club? Booking isn’t essential but it helps us to have an idea of numbers:-)
Tel: 021-4505944
mail@corkdeaf.ie

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With sign language, I AM EQUAL http://www.corkdeaf.ie/with-isl-i-am-equal/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:45:53 +0000 http://www.corkdeaf.ie/?p=1641 The post With sign language, I AM EQUAL appeared first on Cork Deaf.

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