Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD)

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GNAD PRESENTS FIRST DRAFT OF GhSL CURRICULUM FOR DEAF SCHOOLS TO SPED

The Special Education division (SPED) of Ghana education services has received a copies of the Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL) curriculum for Deaf schools; the first draft of the curriculum is a starting point. This activity was initiated IN 2022 during a forum for stakeholders on INCLUSIVE education. At this forum, stakeholders agreed that since the …

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GNAD TRAINED AND CERTIFIED GHANAIAN SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS.

As part of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD’s) efforts to recognize and promote the Ghanaian Sign Language (GhSL), twenty-nine (29) persons including Deaf and Hearing persons were trained and certified at the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies, Department of Health Promotion and Disability Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology …

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GNAD DISSEMINATES FINDINGS ON STUDY TO ASSESS THE KNOWLEDGE OF AND BARRIERS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AMONG DEAF PEOPLE IN GHANA

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD), 2021 responded to the challenges faced by its members around mental health and commenced the implementation of a project called Empowered Deaf People for Improved Mental Health (ENDEIMH) with support from Ghana Somubi Dwumadie (Ghana Participation Program). The Ghana Participation Program is a four-year disability program in …

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GNAD TRAINS DEAF ADOLESCENT GIRLS ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN THREE SELECTED DEAF SCHOOLS

        The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) has held a two days workshop for 15 adolescent girls each from 3 different deaf schools namely Hohoe School for the Deaf, Bechem School for the Deaf, and Savelugu School for the Deaf to train them on menstrual hygiene and sexual reproductive health. …

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GNAD Built Capacity of Leaders to conduct Advocacy

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf has carried out a 4 day advocacy training for 20 deaf leaders. The training, which took place at Coconut Groove Sakumon Hotel, forms part of GNAD and Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund project. The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund project is a 1year project whose major aim is …

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DANIDA JOINT PROJECT MAKES HISTORY

Section of the Interpreters at the 51st Congregation, UCC.  The Danida Joint Project has made a wonderful history with the graduation of the first batch of Ghanaian Sign Language Interpreters at the 51st Congregation of the University of Cape Coast with Diploma in Ghanaian Sign Language Interpreting. The Diploma in Ghanaian Sign Language Interpreting (SANDWICH) …

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We are Deaf

Deaf People are not Dumb Introduction The current terms in use by the deaf community worldwide today are deaf and hard of hearing. In 1991, the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) voted to use the official terms deaf and hard of hearing. The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) supports these terms, and are …

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